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The Top 10 Games Of The 1960s

The Top 10 Games Of The 1960s

What were the most amazing chess games of the 1960s?

NM Sam Copeland has picked the 10 best games of every decade for the last century. Take a look at his picks for the 1960s and learn from the greatest games of an amazing time period.

Botvinnik - Tal: Games Of The 1960s

Botvinnik - Tal: Games Of The 1960s

NM Sam Copeland's pick for the best game of the 1960s is this amazing world championship battle where Mikhail Tal shocked the world!
17 min
5 Challenges
Byrne - Fischer: Games Of The 1960s

Byrne - Fischer: Games Of The 1960s

This is only Bobby Fischer's second most famous win against a Byrn brother, but it's maybe as amazing as his Game Of The Century. NM Sam Copeland brings you the details.
11 min
5 Challenges
Nezhmetdinov - Chernikov: Games Of The 1960s

Nezhmetdinov - Chernikov: Games Of The 1960s

No one attacks like Nezhmetdinov! Check out his most famous game and NM Sam Copeland's pick for the third greatest game of the 1960s.
18 min
5 Challenges
Estrin - Berliner: Games Of The 1960s

Estrin - Berliner: Games Of The 1960s

Hans Berliner was a star of correspondence chess and demonstrated why in this brilliant game, NM Sam Copeland's pick for the fourth greatest game of the 1960s.
16 min
5 Challenges
Polugaevsky - Tal: Games Of The 1960s

Polugaevsky - Tal: Games Of The 1960s

In one of the most impressive pieces in the history of opening preparation, GM Lev Polugaevsky prepared deeply and took down the great Mikhail Tal.
18 min
5 Challenges
Petrosian - Spassky: Games Of The 1960s

Petrosian - Spassky: Games Of The 1960s

In 1966, many commentators thought that Boris Spassky was going to take the world title from Tigran Petrosian, but Petrosian was not going to go down without a fight!
16 min
5 Challenges
Veresov - Bronstein: Games Of The 1960s

Veresov - Bronstein: Games Of The 1960s

David Bronstein was one of the greatest attacking players of all time. NM Sam Copeland demonstrates one of his most creative attacking gems!
9 min
5 Challenges
Spassky - Bronstein: Games Of The 1960s

Spassky - Bronstein: Games Of The 1960s

David Bronstein was an amazing attacking player, but when Boris Spassky played the King's Gambit against him, it was Spassky who started an amazing king hunt!
16 min
5 Challenges
Gufeld - Kavalek: Games Of The 1960s

Gufeld - Kavalek: Games Of The 1960s

Lubomir Kavalek was a strong GM and this game became his most amazing accomplishment. NM Sam Copeland shows you the amazing details!
15 min
5 Challenges
Korchnoi - Udovcic: Games Of The 1960s

Korchnoi - Udovcic: Games Of The 1960s

GM Viktor Korchnoi was known for capturing pawns, so when he sacrificed a pawn, it was a safe bet that he had a great idea in mind. NM Sam Copeland shows you his brilliant play!
12 min
5 Challenges

The Top 10 Games Of The 1960s

Master Games
10 Lessons
148 Minutes
50 Challenges
Released June 28, 2022
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