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The great power of the King.
Compiled by syracrophy
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The king is a strong piece...even when there are queens
Weenink vs L Gans, 1930 
(C25) Vienna, 27 moves, 1-0

To complete the mate net, I need to summon my king...
Topalov vs F Vallejo Pons, 2006 
(D43) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 56 moves, 0-1

I don't understand why are you walking too much, king...
Karpov vs Ulf Andersson, 1984 
(E11) Bogo-Indian Defense, 85 moves, 1-0

that king escapes as easily, as Al Capone from Alcatraz...
I Naumkin vs Khalifman, 1982 
(E90) King's Indian, 46 moves, 0-1

A "king hunt" that just helped the king to help in the battle..
Euwe vs V Castaldi, 1948 
(C12) French, McCutcheon, 48 moves, 0-1

Farewell, queen...there's a king that I must help to mate...
F Konings vs T Batceceg, 2003 
(D17) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 50 moves, 1-0

when a chased king is safer than an uncastled king...
Chigorin vs H Caro, 1898 
(C29) Vienna Gambit, 36 moves, 1-0

hey king, get out of the kingside, I need it to attack the king
Petrosian vs Unzicker, 1960 
(D30) Queen's Gambit Declined, 55 moves, 1-0

The "dark squares king"...
Alekhine vs Yates, 1922  
(D64) Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox, Rubinstein Attack, 38 moves, 1-0

The best help for the passed pawns...
Fischer vs Petrosian, 1959 
(B11) Caro-Kann, Two Knights, 3...Bg4, 68 moves, 0-1

hey king, I'm not here to "Ally" with you...
Teichmann vs Allies, 1902 
(C56) Two Knights, 35 moves, 1-0

that king has to run and pass over the pawns to get the king...
Short vs Timman, 1991 
(B04) Alekhine's Defense, Modern, 34 moves, 1-0

The "second dark squares bishop"
Tarrasch vs Reti, 1922 
(B10) Caro-Kann, 40 moves, 1-0

Nobody can beat THE STEEL KING....!!!
R Steel vs NN, 1886 
(C25) Vienna, 26 moves, 1-0

black's pieces are tied...I just need to wait for the king
Morphy vs G Salmon, 1858  
(C51) Evans Gambit, 49 moves, 1-0

behind a great lady...there's a great man...
Korchnoi vs Tal, 1962 
(A62) Benoni, Fianchetto Variation, 54 moves, 1-0

Too much double checks, but the black king's not behind...
Portisch vs Pinter, 1984 
(D41) Queen's Gambit Declined, Semi-Tarrasch, 33 moves, 0-1

Try whatever you want white...black king's INVENCIBLE...
I Jelen vs Larsen, 1977 
(A04) Reti Opening, 42 moves, 0-1

Aggression and great escapes by the king in te caro-kann
Spielmann vs Tartakower, 1923 
(B13) Caro-Kann, Exchange, 33 moves, 0-1

To get covered from the hurricane I just need the king...
Kasparov vs Petrosian, 1981 
(D25) Queen's Gambit Accepted, 42 moves, 0-1

ufff! the king's just in time to the fusilation of white's king
M Kuerschner vs Tarrasch, 1888 
(D32) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch, 43 moves, 0-1

an energic king VS a lazy and coward king
J Cukierman vs Capablanca, 1938 
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 91 moves, 0-1

52.Rg7+ Kh8 53.Nf6! and there's nothing against 54.Rh7++
A Muffang vs Weenink, 1927 
(B83) Sicilian, 51 moves, 1-0

Run for your life, king...after you hide, all its over...
Miles vs J Veerman, 1986 
(B78) Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack, 10.castle long, 33 moves, 1-0

a Vera active king
Menchik vs J Aguilera Bernabe, 1929 
(E60) King's Indian Defense, 68 moves, 1-0

is just missing the king for the shock 38...Qg4+!!
Browne vs Karpov, 1977 
(E18) Queen's Indian, Old Main line, 7.Nc3, 38 moves, 0-1

MTel me about the great power of the king...
Ponomariov vs Svidler, 2006 
(B42) Sicilian, Kan, 53 moves, 1-0

from the kingside to the queenside...
Alekhine vs Nimzowitsch, 1914 
(C11) French, 85 moves, 0-1

Karpov's king gone wild...
Karpov vs A Zaitsev, 1970 
(B17) Caro-Kann, Steinitz Variation, 72 moves, 1-0

An active king!?...or a suicidal king!?
Vokac vs R Cvek, 2000 
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 41 moves, 0-1

The 37th Chess Olympiad....and the 37th King's Marathon!
V Nevednichy vs C Davila, 2006
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 51 moves, 1-0

Beware king, or the black king will come to BUUU you...
Karjakin vs Bu Xiangzhi, 2005 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 54 moves, 0-1

Who's the most active king...?
Kraus vs Tartakower, 1934 
(A82) Dutch, Staunton Gambit, 17 moves, 0-1

To let the combination 16.Bxh6!!, the white king must run...
Jobava vs Bareev, 2003 
(B19) Caro-Kann, Classical, 34 moves, 1-0

Attack ain't enough to stop this Black n' Braun King!
A Braun vs Tomashevsky, 2006 
(E46) Nimzo-Indian, 61 moves, 0-1

que Tal el rey blanco, ah?
Tal vs Lisitsin, 1956 
(B71) Sicilian, Dragon, Levenfish Variation, 54 moves, 1-0

a death lady, a trapped lady, and a traveler king...
Michelet vs Kieseritzky, 1845 
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 31 moves, 1-0

here comes the king to Teich the Mann...
Duras vs Teichmann, 1906 
(C87) Ruy Lopez, 64 moves, 1-0

The king is floating on an Aeroflot and has gone invencible...
Bologan vs A Nadanian, 2002 
(B40) Sicilian, 28 moves, 0-1

It came from g8 to support the great lady on g1
Larsen vs Karpov, 1992 
(A01) Nimzovich-Larsen Attack, 57 moves, 0-1

the king of Baden Baden
Alekhine vs Yates, 1925 
(D66) Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense, Bd3 line, 50 moves, 1-0

The King takes out the king!
Kramnik vs Topalov, 2003 
(B45) Sicilian, Taimanov, 39 moves, 1-0

Lerner Lesson
Karpov vs K Lerner, 1983 
(B07) Pirc, 50 moves, 1-0

Who's king's the best? Nunn of them!
Nunn vs G Anthony, 1981 
(B32) Sicilian, 30 moves, 1-0

A Shasin!
A Shashin vs Korchnoi, 1973 
(E56) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Main line with 7...Nc6, 35 moves, 1-0

Short piket fence
Short vs Piket, 1997 
(C35) King's Gambit Accepted, Cunningham, 24 moves, 1-0

The king has gone wild, and the King Bronstein has gone from us
Bronstein vs Ljubojevic, 1973 
(B03) Alekhine's Defense, 41 moves, 1-0

Famous Amos
A Pokorny vs Hromadka, 1926  
(D15) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 42 moves, 1-0

The second piece I developed...is the king!
J van Ruitenburg vs S Castellani, 2000 
(A45) Queen's Pawn Game, 27 moves, 1-0

Red Barron
D Barron vs P Gardner, 2001 
(A45) Queen's Pawn Game, 48 moves, 1-0

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

"I luv ya, Fluvia!"
Nakamura vs J Fluvia Poyatos, 2007 
(D80) Grunfeld, 43 moves, 1-0

"Oh, you think you HAVE me? Oh well, you HAD me!"
Miles vs Ljubojevic, 1978 
(D32) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch, 40 moves, 1-0

You take the pawn, you take the risk and a very long walk!
V Gashimov vs Grischuk, 2010 
(B97) Sicilian, Najdorf, 41 moves, 0-1

The King just switches from sides to let the attack flow.
A Planinc vs Lutikov, 1969 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 30 moves, 1-0

The King that fought like Napoleon - at the front of his army!
R Franz vs Mayet, 1858 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 69 moves, 0-1

Petrosian vs J Peters, 1976 
(A34) English, Symmetrical, 50 moves, 1-0

Anand vs Khalifman, 2000 
(C17) French, Winawer, Advance, 42 moves, 1-0

Alekhine vs A Kaufmann, 1919 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 38 moves, 1-0

Korchnoi vs Suetin, 1953 
(A34) English, Symmetrical, 42 moves, 1-0

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