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2 Queens v Queen & 2 Minor Pieces
Shabalov vs Bologan, 2005 
(C67) Ruy Lopez, 76 moves, 0-1

Mate with Bishop and 2 Knights
V Malinin vs A Andreev, 1989 
(A58) Benko Gambit, 32 moves, 1-0

Pawn demolition, trapping the king in a mating net
Nimzowitsch vs Tarrasch, 1914  
(D30) Queen's Gambit Declined, 32 moves, 0-1

beautiful finish
Rotlewi vs Rubinstein, 1907  
(D32) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch, 25 moves, 0-1

Power of bishops and Queen sacrifice leads to mate
J Rosanes vs Anderssen, 1862 
(C31) King's Gambit Declined, Falkbeer Counter Gambit, 19 moves, 0-1

Qa4?!?!?!
C Van de Loo vs M Hesseling, 1983 
(C57) Two Knights, 48 moves, 1-0

mighty double passed pawns
P Kranzl vs Blatny, 1991 
(C44) King's Pawn Game, 33 moves, 0-1

Locked up Queen
Nimzowitsch vs Hakansson, 1922  
(C02) French, Advance, 28 moves, 1-0

Kasparov proves three pieces are better than a queen.
Kiril D Georgiev vs Kasparov, 1995 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 58 moves, 0-1

Ruy classic - hanging queen
Sutovsky vs I Sokolov, 2005 
(C80) Ruy Lopez, Open, 37 moves, 1-0

O Ekebjaerg vs G Timmerman, 1991 
(C27) Vienna Game, 36 moves, 0-1

eat eat eat!
M Kupferstich vs H Andreasen, 1953 
(C23) Bishop's Opening, 34 moves, 1-0

building up an attack on the king
Keene vs Miles, 1976  
(D42) Queen's Gambit Declined, Semi-Tarrasch, 7.Bd3, 26 moves, 1-0

King-side pressure
Miles vs Spassky, 1978  
(E12) Queen's Indian, 28 moves, 1-0

Black is OK!
Nunn vs Adorjan, 1975 
(B09) Pirc, Austrian Attack, 30 moves, 0-1

18. de! Black sac his queen but white's king is trapped
Quinteros vs Ribli, 1974 
(E39) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, Pirc Variation, 24 moves, 0-1

The King and I
D King vs D Howell, 2003 
(C84) Ruy Lopez, Closed, 25 moves, 1-0

Khan demonstrates the fork
Tylor vs Sultan Khan, 1933 
(C46) Three Knights, 60 moves, 0-1

Zugzwang!
L Ogaard vs E Torre, 1976 
(A43) Old Benoni, 33 moves, 0-1

Bishop diversion
R C Balinas vs Korchnoi, 1968 
(B44) Sicilian, 37 moves, 0-1

M Hewitt vs Steinitz, 1866 
(C23) Bishop's Opening, 26 moves, 0-1

D Baretic vs T Timman, 1974 
(C00) French Defense, 27 moves, 0-1

Chandler vs H Olafsson, 1991 
(C86) Ruy Lopez, Worrall Attack, 35 moves, 1-0

Power of minor pieces
Reti vs Alekhine, 1925 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 40 moves, 0-1

D Norwood vs S Marsh, 1992 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 36 moves, 1-0

Play for the endgame
Geller vs Averbakh, 1954 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 46 moves, 0-1

Royal March
R Steel vs NN, 1884 
(C25) Vienna, 26 moves, 1-0

Royal March 2
Weenink vs L Gans, 1923 
(C25) Vienna, 27 moves, 1-0

Power to pawns!
M Trosman vs S A Salov, 1978 
(B33) Sicilian, 37 moves, 0-1

A Kingdom for a Horse!
M Dziuba vs M I Sorokin, 2005 
(D44) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 81 moves, 0-1

Uruguayan Immortal
B Molinari vs L Roux Cabral, 1943 
(D48) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, Meran, 33 moves, 0-1

Dutch
Bogoljubov vs J Mieses, 1925 
(A90) Dutch, 35 moves, 1-0

King's Gambit nail-biter
C W Kennaugh vs K G Shirazi, 2003 
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 42 moves, 0-1

Gufeld's Mona Lisa
Bagirov vs Gufeld, 1973 
(E84) King's Indian, Samisch, Panno Main line, 32 moves, 0-1

Tactical Benoni
Podgaets vs G Zaichik, 1986 
(A77) Benoni, Classical, 9...Re8, 10.Nd2, 25 moves, 1-0

Fischer vs Tal, 1959 
(B87) Sicilian, Fischer-Sozin with ...a6 and ...b5, 52 moves, 0-1

Fischer vs W Beach, 1963 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 24 moves, 1-0

Spassky vs Beliavsky, 1988 
(C77) Ruy Lopez, 41 moves, 1-0

E Inarkiev vs M M Kazhgaleyev, 2008 
(C72) Ruy Lopez, Modern Steinitz Defense, 5.O-O, 50 moves, 1-0

Petursson vs Wojtkiewicz, 1990 
(E75) King's Indian, Averbakh, Main line, 29 moves, 0-1

Endgame
Fischer vs Bisguier, 1959 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 60 moves, 1-0

D Smerdon vs S J Solomon, 1999 
(C43) Petrov, Modern Attack, 38 moves, 1-0

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