good player is always lucky. - Capablanca
Here are some games that I
find brilliant for various reasons; perhaps because of the people
playing it, or the circumstances in which the game was played, or
due to a brilliant move or combination or even a gross blunder.
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these games on a chessboard !
- The King
March The Black King is forced to march down the board to
Retreat Karpov's pieces retreat home.
vs The World Karpov plays against the World.
Mate Did he really make a mistake?
- A Short
Game One of the shortest recorded game!
Morphy vs Count Isouard and the Duke of Brunswick A night
at the opera!
I vs General Bertrand A chess battle!
vs Geller A lesson in neglecting development and King safety.
vs Kieseritzky The Immortal Game.
vs Torre An amateur wins?
I vs The Automaton Napoleon battles with the first chess playing
- P. Morphy
vs E. Morphy Paul Morphy plays blindfolded at the age of twelve.
McDonnell - Louis Charles de Labourdonnai The power of pawns.
Anderssen - Jean Dufresne The Evergreen Game.
Steinitz - Curt Von Bardeleben Disappearing act.
Fischer - Boris Spassky An opening surprise.