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NOTICE THE IMMEDIATE DECISIVE EFFECT OF GAINING
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Reinfeld, commenting on a tactical puzzle derived from the ending of the game A Dunkelblum vs Keres, 1937, said <"Notice the immediate decisive effect of gaining control of the promotion square">.

33 Bb5-c6! gains control of a8-promotion sq of a5-,a6-passers
Carlsen vs Wang Yue, 2009 
(D15) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 33 moves, 1-0

24 ... Qe4+ gains control of the b1-promotion square with tempo
A Dunkelblum vs Keres, 1937 
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 22 moves, 0-1

37 ... Ng5! threatens to gain control of g1-promotion square
Kasimdzhanov vs A Volokitin, 2003 
(E81) King's Indian, Samisch, 37 moves, 0-1

33 Nf4-e6+ ends combination to control the d8-promotion square
Gligoric vs B Rabar, 1945 
(D51) Queen's Gambit Declined, 37 moves, 1-0

31 ... Bc4-a2! gains control of b1-queening square, wins
L Babujian vs Mamedyarov, 2005 
(C77) Ruy Lopez, 32 moves, 0-1

White a7-bishop controls b8-promotion square of b7-passed pawn
Kramnik vs Leko, 2006 
(E32) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, 48 moves, 1-0

42 ... Bf5-c2 gains control of d1-promotion square of d2-passer
Onischuk vs Carlsen, 2007 
(E20) Nimzo-Indian, 42 moves, 0-1

32 ... Rb4xRb7? 33 c6xb7 White d6-bishop controls b8-promotion
Kasparov vs Adams, 1997 
(B04) Alekhine's Defense, Modern, 33 moves, 1-0

41 Qc5-d6 Be5-h2! gains control of g1-promotion square, wins
Shirov vs Kasparov, 1997 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 40 moves, 0-1

46 Bc3-e5! uses tactic to gain control of b8-promotion square
Fischer vs A Di Camillo, 1957 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 49 moves, 1-0

40 Bc5-a7 controls b8-promotion square, winning Black d8-rook
Radjabov vs Carlsen, 2008 
(C65) Ruy Lopez, Berlin Defense, 43 moves, 1-0

72 Nc5-d7! uses deflection to gain control of b8-promotion sq
Mamedyarov vs Bacrot, 2008 
(D15) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 73 moves, 1-0

61 Nd5-b6! uses tactics to take over c8-promotion square
S Volkov vs Yifan Hou, 2008 
(E20) Nimzo-Indian, 61 moves, 1-0

40 Bc2-a4! gains control of e8-promotion square thru b5-rook
Morozevich vs E Alekseev, 2008 
(A45) Queen's Pawn Game, 40 moves, 1-0

40 Bg2-b7! gains control of c8-promotion square of c7-passer
Ivanchuk vs Carlsen, 2008 
(D94) Grunfeld, 39 moves, 1-0

36 Bxb2 followed by Bb2-e5 gains control of b8-promotion square
Krogius vs Jansa, 1965 
(E60) King's Indian Defense, 36 moves, 1-0

60 Rb6-b8! gains control of the h8-promotion sq of h7-passer
Carlsen vs Anand, 2009 
(D45) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 77 moves, 1-0

33 Nd4-c6! uses skewer threat to gain control of d8-promotion s
Ni Hua vs A H T dos Santos Fier, 2011 
(B48) Sicilian, Taimanov Variation, 33 moves, 1-0

35- Re4-d4! and doubled Black rooks gain control of f1-promo sq
Gelfand vs Nakamura, 2012 
(A88) Dutch, Leningrad, Main Variation with c6, 35 moves, 0-1

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