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King Castles and Other Architectonic Wonders
Compiled by Gypsy
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Interesting defensive/offensive setups around kings


Suttles' bishops
Suttles vs K Spraggett, 1973 
(B26) Sicilian, Closed, 6.Be3, 47 moves, 1-0

Fischer formation (Kh1, Rg1)
Fischer vs Ulf Andersson, 1970 
(A01) Nimzovich-Larsen Attack, 43 moves, 1-0

Fischer formation (by Black)
Taimanov vs Yusupov, 1982 
(A31) English, Symmetrical, Benoni Formation, 42 moves, 0-1

Taimanov bishop (O-O, Bf8 -- especially Bd6-f8 after Nf5)
Petrosian vs Taimanov, 1953 
(E12) Queen's Indian, 41 moves, 0-1

Taimanov bishop (Bf8)
Kotov vs Taimanov, 1953 
(A15) English, 36 moves, 1-0

Control of d8 is the key to these Q endgames (see notes)
Lasker vs Levenfish, 1925 
(C14) French, Classical, 63 moves, 0-1

Nd7-f8, Bd7-e8, f6, Bf7
S B Gotthilf vs F Bohatirchuk, 1925
(D67) Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense, Bd3 line, 54 moves, 1/2-1/2

Evolving clasical setup under open g-file.strains
Judit Polgar vs Anand, 2005 
(B17) Caro-Kann, Steinitz Variation, 41 moves, 0-1

Swidler setup: f7-g6-h5, Nf6 -- and follow on's.
Morozevich vs Svidler, 2005 
(E81) King's Indian, Samisch, 55 moves, 0-1

Airy Topalov Altane
Adams vs Topalov, 2005 
(B85) Sicilian, Scheveningen, Classical, 45 moves, 1/2-1/2

Suttles-type bishops (+ pawn roller)
A Sokolov vs Jansa, 1986 
(B85) Sicilian, Scheveningen, Classical, 38 moves, 1-0

Bf1 stopping blind pigs.
Reti vs J Davidson, 1923 
(A06) Reti Opening, 35 moves, 1-0

Defending g-file, breaking and entering on b-file
Korchnoi vs Boleslavsky, 1966 
(B32) Sicilian, 33 moves, 0-1

Bf6 Kh8 against Rg1 Qh6 (defending g-file)
Nisipeanu vs Karjakin, 2007 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 37 moves, 0-1

O-O-O Nc1 Pa2,b3,d3
P Georghiou vs Bronstein, 1992 
(C11) French, 38 moves, 1-0

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