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Just a check.
Compiled by just a kid
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Games where players needs to check to stay alive or win.

Underpromotion check is the only way to draw.
N Huschenbeth vs R Swinkels, 2008 
(B67) Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack, 7...a6 Defense, 8...Bd7, 36 moves, 1/2-1/2

61.f8=N+ draws!
Karpov vs Korchnoi, 1994 
(E12) Queen's Indian, 72 moves, 0-1

promoting to a knight makes the win easier.
Korody vs Bologh, 1933 
(D08) Queen's Gambit Declined, Albin Counter Gambit, 8 moves, 0-1

Black's Queen died of heat stroke after the game.
Mackenzie vs J Mason, 1882 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 144 moves, 1/2-1/2

Queen checks get the her to a better spot to defend the king.
Kasparov vs The World, 1999 
(B52) Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack, 62 moves, 1-0

White's check on c8 is the only way to win.
V Zurakhov vs Koblents, 1956 
(C11) French, 80 moves, 1-0

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