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Endgames I like
Compiled by waddayaplay
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Some of these games are games I haved studied in detail. Others are games I wish to study some day. As such, I can't guarantee that all of them were flawlessly played. I can only say, that they did look interesting to me.

Smirin vs Grischuk, 2000 
(D34) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch, 64 moves, 0-1

Zugzwang theme
Botvinnik vs Smyslov, 1957 
(A15) English, 69 moves, 0-1

Pillsbury vs Showalter, 1897 
(D63) Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense, 66 moves, 1-0

Lasker vs Capablanca, 1921  
(D61) Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox, Rubinstein Attack, 68 moves, 0-1

A Sokolov vs C Marzolo, 2005
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 60 moves, 1-0

Kramnik vs Topalov, 1999 
(D26) Queen's Gambit Accepted, 60 moves, 1-0

rook vs 5 pawns
S Sztercsco vs V Jacko Sr, 2000 
(B32) Sicilian, 77 moves, 1-0

Difficult but still drawn rook ending
Szabo vs Tartakower, 1948 
(E16) Queen's Indian, 68 moves, 1-0

Lasker finds a draw
Schlechter vs Lasker, 1910  
(C66) Ruy Lopez, 69 moves, 1/2-1/2

Basic rook ending, +1 pawn
O Bjarnason vs R Hasangatin, 2006
(B22) Sicilian, Alapin, 39 moves, 0-1

Practically played in drawish position
M Kobalia vs S Volkov, 2006
(C06) French, Tarrasch, 59 moves, 0-1

Bishop vs. Knight, passed d-pawn
Matulovic vs Korchnoi, 1972 
(C05) French, Tarrasch, 57 moves, 0-1

2 bishops vs rook
Ljubojevic vs Miles, 1985 
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 61 moves, 0-1

Bishop pair endgame
Bagirov vs Spassky, 1961 
(C73) Ruy Lopez, Modern Steinitz Defense, 72 moves, 0-1

I Kurnosov vs G Sargissian, 2005 
(C52) Evans Gambit, 71 moves, 0-1

McDonnell vs La Bourdonnais, 1834  
(B21) Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4, 81 moves, 1/2-1/2

Leonhardt vs Rubinstein, 1912 
(C54) Giuoco Piano, 50 moves, 0-1

Morphy vs Paulsen, 1857 
(B40) Sicilian, 64 moves, 1-0

knight vs bishop
Tarrasch vs Capablanca, 1928 
(C71) Ruy Lopez, 48 moves, 0-1

Sicilian space advantage
Tseshkovsky vs Ulf Andersson, 1975
(B84) Sicilian, Scheveningen, 73 moves, 1-0

Good knight vs the French bad bishop
Grischuk vs Radjabov, 2002 
(C02) French, Advance, 59 moves, 1-0

Bishop pair and queenside pressure
Smyslov vs Tal, 1959 
(B92) Sicilian, Najdorf, Opocensky Variation, 65 moves, 1-0

Smyslov vs T Ernst, 1988 
(A48) King's Indian, 41 moves, 1-0

Play against the isolani
Smyslov vs H Olafsson, 1985 
(A33) English, Symmetrical, 53 moves, 1-0

Simple but effective bishops&knights with some terrain
D Tovillas vs J A Rubinetti, 1978
(C56) Two Knights, 45 moves, 0-1

rook+(e)pawn vs rook
R Djurhuus vs J Aulin-Jansson, 2004
(C88) Ruy Lopez, 61 moves, 1-0

simple rook vs bishop+knight
A Kovacevic vs A Neiksans, 2000
(C42) Petrov Defense, 86 moves, 0-1

KID squeeze
Petrosian vs R Nicevski, 1970
(E91) King's Indian, 38 moves, 1-0

After white's 38th move
Botvinnik vs Petrosian, 1963 
(D31) Queen's Gambit Declined, 57 moves, 1-0

Rook+p vs knigt+3p, all passed. Active king
Hort vs Uhlmann, 1970
(C18) French, Winawer, 59 moves, 1-0

knight ending, outside passed pawn
Topalov vs Kramnik, 2001 
(A17) English, 47 moves, 0-1

How to win with the maroczy bind
Smyslov vs L Karlsson, 1982 
(A04) Reti Opening, 57 moves, 1-0

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