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Morphy vs Duke Karl and Count Isouard

In this chess lesson we analyze  a game where Morphy plays Duke Karl and Count Isouard in the Opera in Paris and demolishes the philidor defense. The game ends in one of Morphy's most famous miniatures and a truly magnificent…

Tarrash vs Alekhine, Blumenfeld Gambit

In this game we see a clash of styles. Tarrasch who is playing the white pieces, was well known as a strict follower of classical chess principles. He achieved incredible results and was one of the best players in the…

Korchmar vs Poliak, Ruy Lopez

There have been an endless amount of impressive talents and players from Ukraine, however the Ukrainian Immortal Game features a few lesser known players. The game starts out with a dry and defensive Ruy Lopez with Korchmar playing the white pieces…

Bronstein vs Geller, Nimzo Indian

David Bronstein and Efim Geller were two of the best players never to earn the title of World Champion. Both players were very combative and creative players. In this matchup between these two legends, Bronstein comes out on top. He…

Steinitz vs von Bardenleben, Grecco Gambit

Steinitz was an important player for the development of chess understanding. Not only was he the first World Champion, he helped advance the game past the romantic players of his time period. This game is from the Hastings chess tournament…

Glucksberg vs Najdorf , Dutch Defense

Miguel Najdorf originally from Poland, left a lasting mark on chess through one of the most popular openings in chess, the Najdorf Sicilian. The Najdorf as it's often referred to, has been championed by some of the best players in…

Dubov vs Karjakin

This chess lesson features an exciting chess game. Daniil Dubov and Sergey Karjakin put on quite a display on the Russian Championship Superfinal playing the giuoco piano in the Italian game. A quick b4 is played as a novelty to…

Polerio vs Domenico

1610  the tercios from Spain and its allies roam trough Europe at full march. Meanwhile in Rome 2 great chess players, Gulio Cesare Polerio and Domenico play the fried liver attack reminiscing of the optimism, romance and passion typical of…

Gurgenidze vs Tal, Modern Benoni

In this chess lesson Grandmaster Mackenzie Molner analyzes one of Mikhail Tal's most brilliant chess game playing the modern Benoni opening with the black pieces against Bukhuti Gurgenidze in the USSR Championship of 1957 in Moscow.

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