10 Greatest Attacking Games of All Time

Yury Markushin

Attacking chess is something that draws spectators and make their heart stop when a master sacrifices a piece to launch a devastating assault. Attacking chess is something that wins straight from the middlegame avoiding the endgame whatsoever. It is indeed not easy to become a great attacking player and only the select few deserve this title. In today’s article we will review some of the best attacking games played by Siegbert Tarrasch, Alexander Alekhine, Paul Morphy, Bobby Fischer, Garry Kasparov and so on. We can definitely learn a lot from these examples!



Game 1

Game 2


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Game 5

Game 6

Game 7

Game 8

Game 9

Game 10


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Updated 04.10.2023


These are some of the finest attacking games, we all can learn a lot from these!
tonyboy benolirao:
The games were gems of wisdom especially for the beginner. There's a lot to learn and the compilation is an inspiration.Thanks.