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Greatest endgames ever
Compiled by timothee3331
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these are the greatest endgames ever played

Great use of the bishop pair
Botvinnik vs Bronstein, 1951 
(E60) King's Indian Defense, 57 moves, 1-0

Good play with the bishop pair
Englisch vs Steinitz, 1883 
(C60) Ruy Lopez, 43 moves, 0-1

Queenside pawn majority
Marshall vs Capablanca, 1909 
(D33) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch, 49 moves, 0-1

Perfect conversion of an advantage
Capablanca vs Ragozin, 1936 
(E22) Nimzo-Indian, Spielmann Variation, 63 moves, 1-0

Slow pressure against a closed position
Flohr vs Botvinnik, 1933 
(E38) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, 4...c5, 69 moves, 1-0

A very nice endgame from Flohr
Kan vs Flohr, 1939
(C45) Scotch Game, 85 moves, 0-1

Reshevsky trades badly and Keres wins the endgame
Reshevsky vs Keres, 1937 
(E16) Queen's Indian, 57 moves, 0-1

One of the nicest endgame ever
Korchnoi vs Karpov, 1978 
(D35) Queen's Gambit Declined, 71 moves, 1-0

The endgame was "hopelessly drawn"! (but Mattison lost)
H K Mattison vs Rubinstein, 1929 
(C68) Ruy Lopez, Exchange, 38 moves, 0-1

Faultless technique
Kramnik vs Leko, 2001 
(E42) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3 c5, 5.Ne2 (Rubinstein), 51 moves, 1-0

Another great endgame
Kramnik vs Leko, 2006 
(E32) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, 48 moves, 1-0

A good endgame by Lasker
Bogoljubov vs Lasker, 1924 
(C65) Ruy Lopez, Berlin Defense, 71 moves, 0-1

A great logical ending
Znosko-Borovsky vs Alekhine, 1933 
(C79) Ruy Lopez, Steinitz Defense Deferred, 55 moves, 0-1

The fischer ending
Fischer vs Taimanov, 1971 
(B47) Sicilian, Taimanov (Bastrikov) Variation, 71 moves, 1-0

A wonderful endgame by Flohr
Flohr vs Spielmann, 1931
(D55) Queen's Gambit Declined, 55 moves, 1-0

A masterpiece by Flohr
Flohr vs Bondarevsky, 1939 
(A90) Dutch, 77 moves, 1-0

Queenside majority
E Eliskases vs Flohr, 1937 
(D93) Grunfeld, with Bf4 & e3, 57 moves, 0-1

A simple but great ending
Flohr vs Vidmar, 1936 
(D62) Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox, Rubinstein Attack, 58 moves, 1-0

Stupid queenside majority
Yates vs Alekhine, 1921 
(B40) Sicilian, 43 moves, 0-1

Fabulous rook ending
Rubinstein vs E Cohn, 1907 
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 56 moves, 1-0

This time he drew it!
Tarrasch vs Rubinstein, 1911 
(C10) French, 46 moves, 1/2-1/2

Perfect endgame play
Botvinnik vs Boleslavsky, 1941 
(C07) French, Tarrasch, 49 moves, 1-0

the rook endings are always drawn, but not this time!
Rubinstein vs Alekhine, 1911 
(D15) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 76 moves, 1-0

Alekhine exploits the slightest weakness
Alekhine vs Spielmann, 1927 
(C13) French, 69 moves, 1-0

Schlechter vs Rubinstein, 1912 
(C11) French, 41 moves, 0-1

A perfect ending from Fischer
Fischer vs Portisch, 1962 
(B10) Caro-Kann, 68 moves, 1-0

a slight advantage is brightly converted into a win
Capablanca vs A Kreymborg, 1910 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 49 moves, 1-0

Petrosian vs Furman, 1950 
(C49) Four Knights, 68 moves, 0-1

Rubinstein vs Salwe, 1908 
(D34) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch, 40 moves, 1-0

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