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Passed Pawns
Compiled by patzer2
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Avalanche of central Passed Pawns wins
McDonnell vs La Bourdonnais, 1834 
(B32) Sicilian, 37 moves, 0-1

46...b4!! sets up 47...bxc3!!
Radjabov vs Adams, 2004 
(E04) Catalan, Open, 5.Nf3, 47 moves, 0-1

29. a3!
Portisch vs D Keller, 1956 
(D35) Queen's Gambit Declined, 30 moves, 1-0

Black's passed pawns finish second but win!!
A Planinc vs D Baretic, 1968 
(C18) French, Winawer, 45 moves, 0-1

55. e6+!
Leko vs Kramnik, 2004  
(D37) Queen's Gambit Declined, 69 moves, 1-0

32...Rxd7! sets up 35...f2!
M van der Werf vs Nijboer, 2001 
(D87) Grunfeld, Exchange, 37 moves, 0-1

30...Rxb2!! is followed by 32...c4! and 33...a5!
Tylkowski vs A Wojciechowski, 1931 
(A03) Bird's Opening, 40 moves, 0-1

22. Rxf7! and passed pawn allows win of exchange
Duras vs H Wolf, 1906 
(C65) Ruy Lopez, Berlin Defense, 44 moves, 1-0

38. e6!!
Zsofia Polgar vs Palatnik, 1989 
(B05) Alekhine's Defense, Modern, 53 moves, 1-0

38. Qh4+!!
V Malakhov vs V Zvjaginsev, 2004 
(E97) King's Indian, 43 moves, 0-1

37. Rxd6! creates a White center pawn avalanche
O Zambrana vs I Abdelnabbi, 2002 
(C50) Giuoco Piano, 48 moves, 1-0

27...Qe6!? sets up 28. c4 d4! and the play that follows
Botvinnik vs A Y Model, 1927 
(C17) French, Winawer, Advance, 47 moves, 0-1

9. Rxa7!
Schlechter vs J Perlis, 1911 
(D12) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 10 moves, 1-0

35...Red7!
Karjakin vs Nakamura, 2004 
(B01) Scandinavian, 60 moves, 0-1

20. Rc6!
Votava vs F Jenni, 2001 
(A42) Modern Defense, Averbakh System, 39 moves, 1-0

Flear vs Karpov, 2004 
(E32) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, 42 moves, 0-1

41. Rxe5!
Geller vs Averbakh, 1954 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 46 moves, 0-1

57. Qh7+!
Krasenkow vs J Klovans, 1990 
(E06) Catalan, Closed, 5.Nf3, 58 moves, 1-0

42...h3! (not 42...Bh5+?)
Ivanchuk vs C Braun, 2000 
(A04) Reti Opening, 53 moves, 1/2-1/2

41...a3! (see azaris's post)
Kudrin vs Waitzkin, 1995 
(B01) Scandinavian, 42 moves, 1/2-1/2

28. Qc6!
Shirov vs L E Johannessen, 2005 
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 40 moves, 1-0

58. Nxf6!
Short vs Beliavsky, 1992 
(C48) Four Knights, 58 moves, 0-1

50. Rxg8! would have won for White
Albin vs Csank, 1890 
(C13) French, 89 moves, 1/2-1/2

30. g5!
Nimzowitsch vs Tarrasch, 1912  
(C02) French, Advance, 41 moves, 1-0

37. Ba6!
Anand vs Adams, 2005 
(E15) Queen's Indian, 42 moves, 1-0

37...h6!! and 42...Kh7!! or 42...Qh6!! win, but Leko Drew
Topalov vs Leko, 2005 
(E32) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, 42 moves, 1/2-1/2

27. Nge4!
Nakamura vs V Cmilyte, 2005 
(A45) Queen's Pawn Game, 50 moves, 1-0

26. Bxg5!
Szabo vs V Mikenas, 1939 
(B40) Sicilian, 38 moves, 1-0

60. Qd3! preserves the win for White
J L Burden vs Christiansen, 1992 
(B06) Robatsch, 68 moves, 0-1

23. Nxe4! secures Kasparov a decisive passed pawn
Kasparov vs Illescas Cordoba, 1994 
(D34) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch, 43 moves, 1-0

35...Rd8! sets up a winning passed pawn combination
Topalov vs Anand, 2005 
(E34) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, Noa Variation, 45 moves, 0-1

40.Rxa5! Bxa5 41.Qxf8 would quickly simplify to a won ending
Anand vs Ivanchuk, 2005 
(C11) French, 55 moves, 1-0

38. Rh8+!
Mieses vs M Brody, 1908 
(C28) Vienna Game, 39 moves, 1-0

27. c3 sets up 28. Rg3+!
J Benjamin vs Sarakauskas, 2005 
(C67) Ruy Lopez, 36 moves, 1-0

41. f4! demonstrates the technique with O.C. Bishops
Capablanca vs G A Thomas, 1929 
(E14) Queen's Indian, 51 moves, 1-0

34...c4!
Illescas Cordoba vs Radjabov, 2005 
(E60) King's Indian Defense, 43 moves, 0-1

35. h4! sets up 40. Qxf8+
Keene vs R Calvo, 1968  
(E63) King's Indian, Fianchetto, Panno Variation, 40 moves, 1-0

49...b4!
Kramnik vs Ponomariov, 2005 
(B17) Caro-Kann, Steinitz Variation, 60 moves, 1-0

20...Rxe2! sacrfices the exchange for winning chances
Suetin vs S Sale, 1988 
(E80) King's Indian, Samisch Variation, 41 moves, 0-1

23. Ng5!
J MacDonald vs N Davies, 2004 
(B42) Sicilian, Kan, 32 moves, 1-0

27. Rb6!
Hydra vs Adams, 2005 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 33 moves, 1-0

32. g5! sets up 33. Qf6! and the play that follows
Svidler vs Leko, 2005 
(B31) Sicilian, Rossolimo Variation, 41 moves, 1-0

48...Rxa2!
S Zawadzki vs D Mastrovasilis, 2001 
(D47) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 51 moves, 0-1

35. Rh6+!
V Zurakhov vs Zamikhovsky, 1959 
(D11) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 38 moves, 1-0

37...b2! -+ & 40...c3! -+ were wins overlooked by Black
B Belopolsky vs B Kogan, 1984 
(B30) Sicilian, 57 moves, 1-0

35. h4! is a winning alternative to Tal's brilliant finish
Tal vs M Dvoretsky, 1974 
(E92) King's Indian, 37 moves, 1-0

58. Nxa5!
Karpov vs A Sokolov, 1987 
(E15) Queen's Indian, 63 moves, 1-0

31...Rf3!
F Al Geran vs P Lam, 1989 
(C47) Four Knights, 35 moves, 0-1

24. Rxc3!
L Giannone vs J W Clarke, 1995 
(B31) Sicilian, Rossolimo Variation, 25 moves, 0-1

39...Qxh4!
Lautier vs Degraeve, 2005 
(E88) King's Indian, Samisch, Orthodox, 7.d5 c6, 39 moves, 0-1

25. Rcb1!
Alekhine vs A Love, 1923 
(D38) Queen's Gambit Declined, Ragozin Variation, 37 moves, 0-1

31. Ba7+!
Chigorin vs B Yankovich, 1899 
(C51) Evans Gambit, 32 moves, 1-0

42. Rf2! leads to a deep passed pawn combination
Areshchenko vs A Nesteretz, 2005 
(B09) Pirc, Austrian Attack, 56 moves, 1-0

28...Bxf6! prepares the decisive advance of the pawn to e2
B Jonasson vs Angantysson, 1984 
(B40) Sicilian, 27 moves, 0-1

24...g5!!
Estrin vs J Boey, 1972 
(C82) Ruy Lopez, Open, 41 moves, 0-1

29...Rxe4!! sets up 30...Qd2!
P Kranzl vs Blatny, 1991 
(C44) King's Pawn Game, 33 moves, 0-1

26. Rxa6!
Pillsbury vs Marshall, 1901 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 33 moves, 1-0

27. Rxa6!
Euwe vs Weenink, 1923 
(A82) Dutch, Staunton Gambit, 34 moves, 1-0

46...h3!! forces a decisive passed pawn with.best play
Ilyin-Zhenevsky vs F Bohatirchuk, 1924 
(C62) Ruy Lopez, Old Steinitz Defense, 52 moves, 0-1

32. Re1!! initiates a deep passed pawn combination
Morozevich vs Anand, 2005 
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 50 moves, 1-0

37. Bh5! Qc7 38. e7! Ke6 39. Qf7+ Kd6 40. Qf6+ Kc5 41. e8Q+ .
Tal vs Z Szymczak, 1974 
(A15) English, 38 moves, 1-0

20...Nb3+!
Judit Polgar vs Antunes, 1996 
(B32) Sicilian, 58 moves, 0-1

41. Nxd5!!
Suetin vs Bagirov, 1961 
(C19) French, Winawer, Advance, 47 moves, 1-0

66. b5! wins after 66...Bf1 67. Ne5! followed by Nd6 +-
L Dominguez vs Nakamura, 2006 
(C11) French, 66 moves, 1-0

35. Bxd7!
R Sanguineti vs Fischer, 1959 
(E80) King's Indian, Samisch Variation, 55 moves, 1-0

39...Bc2? allows 40. Qxh4! +-
Ponomariov vs Fritz, 2005 
(A45) Queen's Pawn Game, 48 moves, 1-0

83. Rg5+!
A Ivanov vs A Vitolinsh, 1979 
(B40) Sicilian, 88 moves, 1-0

35. e6!!
Short vs Stefansson, 2002 
(B26) Sicilian, Closed, 6.Be3, 38 moves, 1-0

33. a5!
Van Wely vs Adams, 2006 
(E15) Queen's Indian, 60 moves, 1/2-1/2

34...Qxa2!
K Prucha vs Foltys, 1943 
(D45) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 35 moves, 0-1

43. Qc7!
R Mamedov vs D Shengelia, 2001 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 48 moves, 1-0

24. f4! Rb6? 25. Qxb6! +-
Marshall vs Capablanca, 1909 
(D53) Queen's Gambit Declined, 25 moves, 1-0

27...a5! and the play that follows
Marshall vs Capablanca, 1909 
(D33) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch, 49 moves, 0-1

28. cxb6!
Smyslov vs Guimard, 1962 
(C26) Vienna, 32 moves, 1-0

32. hxg6!!
Kudrin vs R Douven, 1989 
(B19) Caro-Kann, Classical, 51 moves, 1-0

32. Nxb5!!
Karpov vs C Hansen, 1992 
(B08) Pirc, Classical, 43 moves, 1-0

42...Qa2! exploits the passed pawn with decisive advantage
L Popov vs I Rogers, 1986 
(E11) Bogo-Indian Defense, 47 moves, 0-1

37. Ne7+!
Yusupov vs A Reuss, 2005 
(D58) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tartakower (Makagonov-Bondarevsky) Syst, 40 moves, 1-0

52. Bxg6+!
Seirawan vs Wojtkiewicz, 1992 
(E77) King's Indian, 60 moves, 1-0

33. a5!
Kramnik vs Leko, 2006 
(E32) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, 48 moves, 1-0

34...Qxg1+!
B Kreiman vs Christiansen, 2002 
(C49) Four Knights, 37 moves, 1/2-1/2

29...Ne2+!
S B Hansen vs Akopian, 2006 
(C07) French, Tarrasch, 68 moves, 0-1

43...Kb3! prepares to sac a piece for two connected passers
B Rabar vs Stoltz, 1941 
(D33) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch, 57 moves, 0-1

23. b5!! sets up a winning pin
Chekhov vs L Karsa, 1983 
(E97) King's Indian, 34 moves, 1-0

32...a3!!
V Liberzon vs Larsen, 1976 
(B47) Sicilian, Taimanov (Bastrikov) Variation, 37 moves, 0-1

33. Qc3+! sets up 35. d7! +- (but not 35 Re7?? Qg1+! -+)
P Motwani vs P Roca, 1986 
(B81) Sicilian, Scheveningen, Keres Attack, 37 moves, 1/2-1/2

23. Qh6!
M Galyas vs J Boguszlavszkij, 2001 
(D38) Queen's Gambit Declined, Ragozin Variation, 24 moves, 1-0

25. Nh4!
Geller vs Pribyl, 1984 
(B08) Pirc, Classical, 25 moves, 1-0

19...Qxg2!!
W Schmidt vs P Enders, 1981  
(E31) Nimzo-Indian, Leningrad, Main line, 29 moves, 0-1

35. Rxc6!!
Naiditsch vs Stellwagen, 2006 
(C12) French, McCutcheon, 40 moves, 1-0

32. Qe5+!
Capablanca vs B H Villegas, 1914 
(D04) Queen's Pawn Game, 34 moves, 1-0

37...Qxf3+! with 38...Ne3! -+ to follow
A Medina Garcia vs Tal, 1966 
(B43) Sicilian, Kan, 5.Nc3, 38 moves, 0-1

40. e6!
Smyslov vs Pilnik, 1956 
(D78) Neo-Grunfeld, 6.O-O c6, 50 moves, 1-0

44. b4!!
Kramnik vs Shirov, 2007 
(E06) Catalan, Closed, 5.Nf3, 51 moves, 1-0

48...h4!! prepares the decisive advance ...c2!
Anand vs Van der Wiel, 1989 
(B32) Sicilian, 53 moves, 0-1

40. d6!
Fischer vs Spassky, 1992 
(C90) Ruy Lopez, Closed, 44 moves, 1-0

46. Nd7+!! sets up 49. Nxh5+-
Chandler vs M Steadman, 2008 
(C14) French, Classical, 49 moves, 1-0

26...Rxd1+! is an instructive win Black missed
Shirov vs Y Shulman, 2007 
(C18) French, Winawer, 39 moves, 1-0

40...Qxg1+!
Onischuk vs Carlsen, 2007 
(E10) Queen's Pawn Game, 42 moves, 0-1

35...Rb4!
R Bertholee vs Judit Polgar, 1990 
(A35) English, Symmetrical, 43 moves, 0-1

30. Bb5! sacrifices the Bishop for a winning pawn steam roller
Mikhalchishin vs Pavasovic, 1999  
(D45) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 30 moves, 1-0

32. Bd7!! was why this was voted 2007 game of the year
Aronian vs Anand, 2007 
(D23) Queen's Gambit Accepted, 48 moves, 1-0

40. Bf1! +- is a deep combination, but 40. Bxf3 +- wins easy
Gelfand vs M Gurevich, 2005 
(A55) Old Indian, Main line, 64 moves, 1-0

29. Rxc5! +- surrenders a piece for connected passers
Nunn vs H Pfleger, 1983 
(B07) Pirc, 41 moves, 1/2-1/2

50...Bf3!
S Belkhodja vs Azmaiparashvili, 1985 
(B08) Pirc, Classical, 61 moves, 0-1

72. Bg4!! solves the 07/20/08 Sunday puzzle
Yates vs Rubinstein, 1925 
(C88) Ruy Lopez, 81 moves, 1-0

36...Rxb3!
B Munguntuul vs Yifan Hou, 2008 
(B67) Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack, 7...a6 Defense, 8...Bd7, 46 moves, 0-1

17. Ne5!! (also consider 17. Rb1!!)
Kiril Georgiev vs Dlugy, 1983 
(D29) Queen's Gambit Accepted, Classical, 40 moves, 1-0

29. Bxc6! bxc6 30. Qd6! +-
Sveshnikov vs A Kveinys, 1996 
(B22) Sicilian, Alapin, 32 moves, 1-0

29. a5! utilizes the passed pawn and a weak back rank to draw
Taimanov vs L Shamkovich, 1955 
(A23) English, Bremen System, Keres Variation, 41 moves, 1/2-1/2

26...Bxc5! uses deflection and discovered check to create one
G Nagy vs Kmoch, 1925 
(A13) English, 30 moves, 0-1

31...b4!! is an amazing win that Kamsky missed
Topalov vs Kamsky, 2009 
(C07) French, Tarrasch, 45 moves, 1-0

31...Rxb2!
M Ortueta vs J Sanz, 1933 
(C00) French Defense, 35 moves, 0-1

45. b6! avoids a clever stalemate trap and also wins
Chigorin vs Schlechter, 1905 
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 45 moves, 1/2-1/2

34...Rc4!! sets up a pin to permit the march of the b-pawn
A Yurgis vs Botvinnik, 1931 
(A15) English, 37 moves, 0-1

30...e3+! solves a Thursday puzzle
T Molchanova vs N Zhukova, 2009 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 41 moves, 0-1

39. Rxe4!! solves the Jul 12, 2009 Sunday puzzle
R Knaak vs Dolmatov, 1981 
(A65) Benoni, 6.e4, 47 moves, 1-0

24. Nc7!! sacrfices a piece for a deep passed pawn combination
Beliavsky vs Gulko, 1990 
(D86) Grunfeld, Exchange, 36 moves, 1-0

27. f5!! sacs the exchange for two connected passers
D Rogozenko vs Nguyen Anh, 1994 
(E21) Nimzo-Indian, Three Knights, 37 moves, 1-0

22...Bxe2!!
J L Roos vs G Miralles, 1997 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 34 moves, 0-1

46...Nf4+!! sacs a Knight for a pawn and a pair of passers
T Hillarp Persson vs I Sokolov, 2009 
(A09) Reti Opening, 59 moves, 0-1

46. Rxg4!!
Larsen vs E Torre, 1987 
(C24) Bishop's Opening, 56 moves, 1-0

33. Nxd7!!
R Rodriguez vs Van der Wiel, 1982 
(E15) Queen's Indian, 38 moves, 1-0

55...d3!! 56. cxd3 Rc4!
H Munoz Sotomayor vs H Salazar Jacob, 1990 
(B83) Sicilian, 59 moves, 0-1

39. c5!! offers up a second en prise pawn for a winning passer
Rublevsky vs A Volzhin, 1995 
(B17) Caro-Kann, Steinitz Variation, 44 moves, 1-0

50. Rf2! Re7! = (50...RxN? 51. Rg2 +-) locks up White's passers
A Kosikov vs V Bezman, 1986 
(C69) Ruy Lopez, Exchange, Gligoric Variation, 6.d4, 58 moves, 1-0

59...g5!
Kotov vs Botvinnik, 1955 
(D46) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 65 moves, 0-1

76...Kc5! simplifies to a won passed pawn endgame
Suetin vs Botvinnik, 1952 
(B63) Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack, 76 moves, 0-1

31...d3!
I Aloni vs Botvinnik, 1964 
(A56) Benoni Defense, 36 moves, 0-1

32...Qxe1+! or 32...Rxf3! free the d-pawn's advance
Ehlvest vs T Gelashvili, 2002 
(B07) Pirc, 33 moves, 0-1

9...Qxh2! and the threat of the passer wins decisive material
Bird / Dobell vs Gunsberg / Locock, 1897 
(A02) Bird's Opening, 9 moves, 0-1

44. f8=N+! avoids a mate trap and sets up 45. Be6+! +-
Furman vs Keres, 1948 
(E15) Queen's Indian, 56 moves, 1-0

38. Rxa6! solves a Saturday puzzle
Foltys vs Golombek, 1947 
(B73) Sicilian, Dragon, Classical, 42 moves, 1-0

48...Bb5!! clears the way for a central passer and defends e8
Nakamura vs I Ibragimov, 2004 
(C02) French, Advance, 66 moves, 1-0

49. b4!!
A Timofeev vs D Khismatullin, 2009 
(B52) Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack, 62 moves, 1-0

39. d4!! is a deep combo with a clear win after 45. Rxd8+!
Nunn vs H Pfleger, 1989 
(B09) Pirc, Austrian Attack, 57 moves, 1-0

34. Be5!! passes up a draw by repetition for a difficult win
Anand vs Kramnik, 2010 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 45 moves, 1-0

41. Rc7! begins clever maneuvers to win Black's a-pawn
Larsen vs Miles, 1979 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 60 moves, 1-0

44...b4!!
Glek vs Hector, 1995 
(C47) Four Knights, 59 moves, 1/2-1/2

34. b6! or 27. b6! earlier
Ribli vs Unzicker, 1985 
(A15) English, 35 moves, 1-0

48...Rxb3+!
Brzozka vs Bronstein, 1963 
(A88) Dutch, Leningrad, Main Variation with c6, 70 moves, 0-1

38. Rb5!
Judit Polgar vs Arkell, 1988 
(B14) Caro-Kann, Panov-Botvinnik Attack, 40 moves, 1-0

51. Nxe5+!
Smyslov vs Sliwa, 1956 
(A14) English, 55 moves, 1-0

49. g6!! and 50. g7!
Boleslavsky vs Bronstein, 1950 
(C66) Ruy Lopez, 55 moves, 1-0

42. b6!! solves a Saturday puzzle
Petrosian vs Gligoric, 1959 
(E93) King's Indian, Petrosian System, 45 moves, 1-0

34...h5!
V L Wahltuch vs Capablanca, 1922  
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 40 moves, 0-1

54. Bxb6!
A Bannik vs Y Nikolaevsky, 1958 
(E80) King's Indian, Samisch Variation, 54 moves, 1-0

36...Nd4! sacs a pawn for a strong passer
Shabalov vs Christiansen, 2010 
(E11) Bogo-Indian Defense, 43 moves, 0-1

70. f5!!
Pirc vs Gligoric, 1953 
(A04) Reti Opening, 85 moves, 1-0

59. c4!
Kosteniuk vs Y Dembo, 2005 
(B65) Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack, 7...Be7 Defense, 9...Nxd4, 68 moves, 1-0

55...Rh6+!
R Shamshin vs I Polovodin, 1989 
(D50) Queen's Gambit Declined, 57 moves, 0-1

60...b4! solves a Saturday puzzle
O Renet vs G Miralles, 1986 
(E06) Catalan, Closed, 5.Nf3, 65 moves, 0-1

22...a2!! solves a deep Sunday puzzle
Zsofia Polgar vs G Vescovi, 1994  
(B76) Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack, 31 moves, 1-0

42. e4!
A Riazantsev vs Ni Hua, 2010 
(D10) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 45 moves, 1-0

55. Ba6! solves a Wednesday puzzle
T Reich vs A Kabatianski, 2008 
(E10) Queen's Pawn Game, 55 moves, 1-0

52. f7!
Julio Bolbochan vs C H Maderna, 1953 
(D40) Queen's Gambit Declined, Semi-Tarrasch, 59 moves, 1-0

30...Rxc4! decisively employs the discovered check threat
Ftacnik vs A Aleksandrov, 2008 
(D38) Queen's Gambit Declined, Ragozin Variation, 34 moves, 0-1

24. Qe7! Rd7, 25. e5! +- offers up Queen for winning passer
Larsen vs B Djurasevic, 1955 
(A04) Reti Opening, 34 moves, 1-0

47. d6! Bc6 48. Be4 Bd7 49. c5 +-
Bronstein vs J L Alvarez del Monte, 1960 
(D51) Queen's Gambit Declined, 48 moves, 1-0

54. Bd7+! Nxd7 55. hxg6! +-
Illescas Cordoba vs Nakamura, 2003 
(D11) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 55 moves, 1-0

37. d6!
Charousek vs Steinitz, 1896 
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 40 moves, 0-1

34. a4! wins a difficult Knight vs. Bishop position (Friday)
Bronstein vs Foguelman, 1960 
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 44 moves, 1-0

56. Bxa7! is White's best and perhaps only chance to survive
A Alexikov vs A Bets, 2001 
(B19) Caro-Kann, Classical, 58 moves, 1-0

33. Bxb7!
Kasparov vs A Georgiadis, 1996 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 39 moves, 1-0

27. Qxb8! offers up Queen and passed Pawn for the win
R Vera vs M Sisniega, 1984 
(E06) Catalan, Closed, 5.Nf3, 41 moves, 1-0

40. Bxh5!
T L Petrosian vs H Simonian, 2008 
(B43) Sicilian, Kan, 5.Nc3, 46 moves, 1-0

51...Ra4!! solves a Saturday puzzle
E Eliskases vs Szabo, 1962 
(E63) King's Indian, Fianchetto, Panno Variation, 57 moves, 0-1

42...b4!
E L'Ami vs Nakamura, 2011 
(E32) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, 43 moves, 0-1

56. g4! yields two connected passers & wins with good techniqu
Y Quesada Perez vs Onischuk, 2008 
(C67) Ruy Lopez, 61 moves, 1-0

61. a6!
C Sandipan vs F Slingerland, 2008 
(B31) Sicilian, Rossolimo Variation, 64 moves, 1/2-1/2

30...h2+! uses the threat of a passed pawn to win a Rook
K Salbu vs K Ozols, 1936 
(E11) Bogo-Indian Defense, 33 moves, 0-1

51...Re3! or 51...Re4! win easily, more difficult is 51...Re1!
V Cmilyte vs J Houska, 2008 
(D15) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 54 moves, 0-1

38. Bh5! solves a Wednesday puzzle
P Beggi vs G Bocchicchio, 1994 
(D94) Grunfeld, 41 moves, 1-0

57. Be6! prepares a decisive advance of the g-pawn passer
Ponomariov vs Nakamura, 2011 
(E97) King's Indian, 65 moves, 1-0

34. b6!
Nakamura vs G Meier, 2011 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 34 moves, 1-0

34...Ne3!
Kramnik vs Anand, 2008 
(D49) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, Meran, 35 moves, 0-1

61. f5! threatends a passed h-pawn or win of the pinned knight
Nakamura vs Kaidanov, 2012 
(E04) Catalan, Open, 5.Nf3, 70 moves, 1-0

74. e6!
N Vitiugov vs Kiril Georgiev, 2013 
(E20) Nimzo-Indian, 77 moves, 1-0

47...Rb2+! with followup 49...Rb4+! (to promote with check)
Lombardy vs Fischer, 1958 
(E60) King's Indian Defense, 53 moves, 0-1

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