knight promotion saves the day as Q,B,R would lose
S Shipov vs V Gagarin, 1994
(E15) Queen's Indian, 60 moves, 1/2-1/2
black knights a pawn-minor pieces end king's career.
R Fontaine vs M Vachier-Lagrave, 2007
(A89) Dutch, Leningrad, Main Variation with Nc6, 39 moves, 0-1
white promotes to a knight/black missed mate in 1!
Z Gofshtein vs M Gurevich, 2001
(C11) French, 39 moves, 1-0
white calls on the clergy.
D Tomic vs F Winzbeck, 1993
(B83) Sicilian, 44 moves, 1-0
bishop saves victory.
A Reshko vs O Kaminsky, 1972
(A29) English, Four Knights, Kingside Fianchetto, 71 moves, 1-0
knight promotion prevents fork
R Ziatdinov vs V Mikhalevski, 2005
(C80) Ruy Lopez, Open, 91 moves, 1/2-1/2
two cavalier promotions
V Zurakhov vs Koblents, 1956
(C11) French, 80 moves, 1-0
UP prevents stalemate.
J Garcia Padron vs J M Bellon Lopez, 1990
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 61 moves, 0-1
promotion to N and correct color bishop decide this 1
Karpov vs Timman, 1986
(A15) English, 105 moves, 1-0
N promotion,queen sac,AND Arabian Mate.
Marshall vs W Napier, 1898
(D08) Queen's Gambit Declined, Albin Counter Gambit, 52 moves, 1-0
white KNIGHTS a pawn and wins a 3piece vs one ending...
Nakamura vs Kramnik, 2012
(A05) Reti Opening, 80 moves, 1-0
white to a knight,but blackwins.
McShane vs Aronian, 2012
(C78) Ruy Lopez, 76 moves, 0-1
white underpromotes and forks!
Janowski vs O Chajes, 1913
(C49) Four Knights, 108 moves, 1-0
the wolf cries "person"
Daunke vs P Kalmar-Wolf, 1925
(C50) Giuoco Piano, 36 moves, 0-1
underpromotion is a whimsy, not a necessity.
Svidler vs D Andreikin, 2014
(B32) Sicilian, 31 moves, 1-0
surprise knight promo leads to win!
Petursson vs Damljanovic, 1988
(A53) Old Indian, 58 moves, 1-0
Q-promotion is mated;the knight wins it!
Z Mestrovic vs Gligoric, 1971
(A45) Queen's Pawn Game, 29 moves, 0-1