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Endgame paradigms
Compiled by Gypsy
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3P vs N
Hecht vs Suttles, 1969 
(B06) Robatsch, 104 moves, 0-1

A great drawing mechanism (R vs 2P)
Keres vs E Eliskases, 1938 
(C07) French, Tarrasch, 57 moves, 1/2-1/2

+2P pawns, but not winnable
Petrosian vs Spassky, 1966 
(A05) Reti Opening, 57 moves, 1/2-1/2

Rooks and DC bishops
Alekhine vs Tartakower, 1922 
(C11) French, 46 moves, 1-0

A dis-colored bishops classic
Nimzowitsch vs Tarrasch, 1928 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 66 moves, 1-0

DC bishops; obstructing pawn
Topalov vs Leko, 2005 
(B33) Sicilian, 106 moves, 1-0

Queen twice -- a K-Ps standoffs resolution technique
Bacrot vs Kramnik, 2005 
(E20) Nimzo-Indian, 56 moves, 1-0

NvB & 3PvB (and one rook each)
E Eliskases vs Petrosian, 1964 
(A04) Reti Opening, 74 moves, 0-1

A rook work
Levenfish vs Botvinnik, 1937 
(D93) Grunfeld, with Bf4 & e3, 78 moves, 1-0

Nights and pawns
Lasker vs Nimzowitsch, 1934 
(C17) French, Winawer, Advance, 65 moves, 0-1

Interesting themes in analyses
Capablanca vs Tarrasch, 1914 
(C49) Four Knights, 83 moves, 0-1

A classic Q material, in a classic R endgame
Lasker vs Levenfish, 1925 
(C14) French, Classical, 63 moves, 0-1

Capablanca's theorem: Q+N > Q+B
Jansa vs Kholmov, 1976 
(B17) Caro-Kann, Steinitz Variation, 42 moves, 0-1

N+B vs R+2P
Bronstein vs Botvinnik, 1944 
(C92) Ruy Lopez, Closed, 64 moves, 1-0

Technique & N endgame.
Ulf Andersson vs A Pomar Salamanca, 1973 
(A06) Reti Opening, 56 moves, 1-0

Monochromatic B's; and Q+f-pawn vs. Q
Svidler vs Morozevich, 2005 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 70 moves, 1-0

X ... R vs N+P
Vidmar vs Alekhine, 1930 
(E37) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, 57 moves, 0-1

Qs with loose pawsns
Duras vs Leonhardt, 1911
(C77) Ruy Lopez, 70 moves, 1-0

B v N, & a great pawn-endgame possibility
Karpov vs Ulf Andersson, 1989 
(E11) Bogo-Indian Defense, 68 moves, 1-0

Q+2P > Q+P ; and pawn-structure endgame before that
C S M Franco vs Bologan, 2005 
(A15) English, 89 moves, 0-1

Farewell to pawns
Topalov vs Kasparov, 2005 
(B30) Sicilian, 30 moves, 1-0

Off collor Bs / g-h pawns / succes.
Shirov vs Kramnik, 1998 
(C43) Petrov, Modern Attack, 63 moves, 1-0

N > B
Botvinnik vs Robatsch, 1962 
(A10) English, 64 moves, 1-0

Monochromatic B's; Good bishop + space (zugzzwang).
Karpov vs Hort, 1973 
(C05) French, Tarrasch, 45 moves, 1-0

Lasker's rook maneuver
Jansa vs Geller, 1970 
(C93) Ruy Lopez, Closed, Smyslov Defense, 83 moves, 1-0

2B
J Blauert vs Blatny, 1993
(B22) Sicilian, Alapin, 117 moves, 0-1

N vs N
Reti vs Tartakower, 1923 
(A04) Reti Opening, 61 moves, 1-0

Rs; good defense agains an extra a-pawn.
Reti vs Opocensky, 1923
(A15) English, 39 moves, 1/2-1/2

R - R
Kramnik vs Deep Fritz, 2002 
(D27) Queen's Gambit Accepted, Classical, 57 moves, 1-0

Rooks and bare R vs N
Kamsky vs Bacrot, 2006 
(C88) Ruy Lopez, 103 moves, 1-0

Rs; a-h pawns, Vancura position
Smyslov vs Bondarevsky, 1940 
(C12) French, McCutcheon, 73 moves, 1/2-1/2

Eliskases' bishop handling
E Eliskases vs Capablanca, 1937 
(D17) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 82 moves, 1-0

Rs - extra (a-) pawn protected from front.
Seirawan vs Portisch, 1983 
(E39) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, Pirc Variation, 53 moves, 1-0

Kramnik vs Kasparov, 1994 
(B40) Sicilian, 74 moves, 1-0

R's - promotion tactics
F Rous vs J Cervenka, 2001 
(C51) Evans Gambit, 63 moves, 0-1

Q+N vs Q+N, then N's.
Pachman vs Flohr, 1948 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 61 moves, 0-1

N + Ps vs. N + Ps
I V Rohacek vs Flohr, 1932
(A53) Old Indian, 47 moves, 0-1

R+5P vs R+4P (from minority attack in Carlsbad)
Flohr vs Euwe, 1932 
(D43) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 46 moves, 1-0

R+P > R
Tarrasch vs E Thorold, 1890 
(C07) French, Tarrasch, 56 moves, 1-0

'Bad' B > N
Flohr vs Levenfish, 1939 
(E34) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, Noa Variation, 87 moves, 1-0

B's = color
Rotlewi vs Spielmann, 1911 
(D30) Queen's Gambit Declined, 56 moves, 1-0

An R+P's classic
Flohr vs Vidmar, 1936 
(D62) Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox, Rubinstein Attack, 58 moves, 1-0

R's
Flohr vs Bogoljubov, 1939 
(D19) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, Dutch, 67 moves, 1-0

N+Ps
Flohr vs Jacobo Bolbochan, 1937
(A13) English, 63 moves, 1-0

Rs+Ps
Flohr vs G A Thomas, 1936 
(A13) English, 84 moves, 1-0

4R
Shirov vs Topalov, 2008 
(B33) Sicilian, 63 moves, 1-0

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