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endgame madness
Compiled by tacticalmonster
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master of endgame play
unique endgame theme
interesting endgame blunders

A stab on the back
O Bernstein vs Capablanca, 1914 
(D63) Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense, 29 moves, 0-1

white knight tango
Capablanca vs Yates, 1924 
(A48) King's Indian, 77 moves, 1-0

The royal march
Alekhine vs Yates, 1922  
(D64) Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox, Rubinstein Attack, 38 moves, 1-0

Offence is the best defence!
Capablanca vs Tartakower, 1924  
(A80) Dutch, 52 moves, 1-0

"Tightrope"
Nimzowitsch vs Capablanca, 1927  
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 46 moves, 0-1

White is king ahead!
Capablanca vs G A Thomas, 1929 
(E11) Bogo-Indian Defense, 51 moves, 1-0

battling bishop
Keres vs Tal, 1957 
(E10) Queen's Pawn Game, 44 moves, 0-1

Knight - escort specialist
Euwe vs Averbakh, 1953 
(E58) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Main line with 8...Bxc3, 40 moves, 0-1

Knight - sixth rank absolute!
M Basman vs D J Strauss, 1984 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 59 moves, 1-0

weakness double pawn
Petrosian vs Botvinnik, 1963 
(A10) English, 52 moves, 1-0

monster knights maneuver
Botvinnik vs Petrosian, 1963 
(D31) Queen's Gambit Declined, 61 moves, 0-1

marathon queen race
L S Hwang vs H Kim, 2005  
(D14) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, Exchange Variation, 120 moves, 1-0

Original endgame mate
M Bobotsov vs F Bohatirchuk, 1954 
(A53) Old Indian, 106 moves, 1-0

deceptive material superiority
Seirawan vs Z Kozul, 1991 
(E77) King's Indian, 42 moves, 1-0

The knight era
Ulf Andersson vs Larsen, 1975 
(A04) Reti Opening, 73 moves, 1-0

Knight the third
L Day vs Timman, 1980 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 93 moves, 1/2-1/2

Capablanca Sneer
Kasparov vs Bacrot, 2004  
(C88) Ruy Lopez, 66 moves, 1/2-1/2

insane material imbalance
Hecht vs Suttles, 1969 
(B06) Robatsch, 104 moves, 0-1

pawn avalanche
L Carranza vs Capablanca, 1911 
(C46) Three Knights, 44 moves, 0-1

"take my bishop, please!"
Topalov vs Shirov, 1998 
(D85) Grunfeld, 53 moves, 0-1

knight's defensive strength
Lasker vs Ed. Lasker, 1924 
(C99) Ruy Lopez, Closed, Chigorin, 12...cd, 103 moves, 1/2-1/2

2B+K vs 2R
O Ekebjaerg vs G Timmerman, 1991 
(C27) Vienna Game, 36 moves, 0-1

Q +hP vs R+fP
Averbakh vs Bondarevsky, 1948 
(C92) Ruy Lopez, Closed, 74 moves, 1/2-1/2

tricky pawn ending
Ivanchuk vs Wang Yue, 2009 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 51 moves, 0-1

3 pawns on 7 rank vs queen
Janowski vs Ed. Lasker, 1924 
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 71 moves, 1/2-1/2

rook winning against f and h pawn
I Farago vs G Jacoby, 2002 
(E12) Queen's Indian, 69 moves, 1-0

not all rook endings are drawn!
Ponomariov vs Carlsen, 2010 
(D86) Grunfeld, Exchange, 100 moves, 0-1

The greatest master of minor pieces ending!
Fischer vs Taimanov, 1971 
(B47) Sicilian, Taimanov (Bastrikov) Variation, 71 moves, 1-0

NN vs K+P > NN vs K!
Bisguier vs A Matanovic, 1961 
(E11) Bogo-Indian Defense, 89 moves, 0-1

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