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LINE-CLOSING: BLOCKING THE GUARD LINE
Compiled by notyetagm
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40 Nd7-b6 blocks Black b2-rook from protecting b8-promotion sq
Karjakin vs Navara, 2009 
(C10) French, 40 moves, 1-0

44 .. Na2-c1 blocks e1-rook from protecting b1-promotion square
M Roiz vs B Avrukh, 2008 
(A04) Reti Opening, 43 moves, 0-1

32 Bg2-d5!,33Re1-e5! block line of life-giving force to d4-rook
Anand vs Adams, 1994 
(B04) Alekhine's Defense, Modern, 39 moves, 1-0

46 Bc3-b4!! forces .. c6-c5, blocking e3-bishop from b6-sq @ c5
Shirov vs A Volokitin, 2009 
(C67) Ruy Lopez, 46 moves, 1-0

16 b5-b6! cuts off line from Black d8-queen to loose a5-knight
Portisch vs Tal, 1967 
(E62) King's Indian, Fianchetto, 24 moves, 1-0

18 ... Be2-d1! 0-1 shuts out d1-queen, forcing a back rank mate
Shvidenko vs Levertov, 1963 
(C58) Two Knights, 18 moves, 0-1

29 Be6-d7! 1-0 shuts out Black d8-rook from protecting d-passer
Carlsen vs Anand, 2013 
(E46) Nimzo-Indian, 29 moves, 1-0

20 Rd1-d7!! blocks guard line from c8-queen defender to e6-rook
A Stefanova vs Khurtsidze, 2012 
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 23 moves, 1-0

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