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IQP
Compiled by MicheleLiguori
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Instructive IQP middlegames and endgames from Baburin's "Winning pawn structures" book

d5 break, 1
Topalov vs E J Gausel, 1994 
(E54) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Gligoric System, 65 moves, 1-0

d5 break, 2
Baburin vs J Ryan, 1996 
(D21) Queen's Gambit Accepted, 24 moves, 1-0

d5 break, 3
Yusupov vs E Lobron, 1996 
(E53) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, 28 moves, 1-0

d5 break, 3
Kamsky vs Short, 1994 
(E41) Nimzo-Indian, 26 moves, 1-0

d5 break, 4
Korchnoi vs Beliavsky, 1994 
(D45) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 31 moves, 0-1

d5 break, 5
H Wirthensohn vs Tal, 1982 
(A16) English, 29 moves, 0-1

attack on f7, 1
K Lerner vs A V Kharitonov, 1984 
(D27) Queen's Gambit Accepted, Classical, 36 moves, 1-0

attack on f7, 2
D Rogic vs V Kovacevic, 1995
(C03) French, Tarrasch, 58 moves, 0-1

attack on f7, 3
Taimanov vs P Ostojic, 1968 
(E12) Queen's Indian, 25 moves, 1-0

Kingside attack, the rook lift, 1
Benko vs Filip, 1970
(D27) Queen's Gambit Accepted, Classical, 28 moves, 1-0

d5 break
Boleslavsky vs Kotov, 1953 
(D28) Queen's Gambit Accepted, Classical, 42 moves, 1-0

Kingside attack, the rook lift, 2
V Tukmakov vs Korchnoi, 1970 
(E55) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Gligoric System, Bronstein Variation, 41 moves, 1-0

Kingside attack, the rook lift 3
Keene vs Miles, 1976  
(D42) Queen's Gambit Declined, Semi-Tarrasch, 7.Bd3, 26 moves, 1-0

Kingside attack, the rook lift, 4
Karpov vs Yusupov, 1989 
(D56) Queen's Gambit Declined, 53 moves, 1-0

The bishop sacrfice on h6 and the queen shift, 1
Kamsky vs Beliavsky, 1994 
(E47) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3 O-O 5.Bd3, 31 moves, 1-0

The bishop sacrifice on h6 and the queen shift, 2
Kavalek vs C W Pritchett, 1976
(D42) Queen's Gambit Declined, Semi-Tarrasch, 7.Bd3, 29 moves, 1-0

The bishop , sacrifice on h6 and the queen shift, 3
Velimirovic vs J Rukavina, 1975 
(B14) Caro-Kann, Panov-Botvinnik Attack, 35 moves, 1-0

The h-pawn battering-ram, 1
J Banas vs L Navarovszky, 1974 
(E54) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Gligoric System, 32 moves, 1-0

The h-pawn battering-ram, 2
Gulko vs Kaidanov, 1994
(B14) Caro-Kann, Panov-Botvinnik Attack, 27 moves, 1-0

Queenside activity and play on the c-file, 1
Karpov vs Geller, 1981 
(D58) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tartakower (Makagonov-Bondarevsky) Syst, 33 moves, 1-0

Queenside activity and play on the c-file, 2
Adianto vs Karpov, 1997 
(E32) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, 61 moves, 1-0

Queenside activity and play on the c-file, 3
Filip vs I Platonov, 1970 
(D42) Queen's Gambit Declined, Semi-Tarrasch, 7.Bd3, 27 moves, 1-0

Queenside activity and play on the c-file, 4
Smyslov vs Ribli, 1983 
(D42) Queen's Gambit Declined, Semi-Tarrasch, 7.Bd3, 42 moves, 1-0

Queenside activity and play on the c-file, 5
Smyslov vs N Padevsky, 1963 
(D42) Queen's Gambit Declined, Semi-Tarrasch, 7.Bd3, 29 moves, 1-0

Play on the e-file, 1
K Darga vs O'Kelly, 1957 
(D42) Queen's Gambit Declined, Semi-Tarrasch, 7.Bd3, 25 moves, 1-0

Play on the e-file, 2
Ulf Andersson vs Tal, 1983 
(D55) Queen's Gambit Declined, 51 moves, 1-0

Play on the e-file, 3
Vaganian vs Huebner, 1983 
(D20) Queen's Gambit Accepted, 28 moves, 1-0

Play on the e-file, 4
I Sokolov vs Huebner, 1996 
(D20) Queen's Gambit Accepted, 29 moves, 1-0

The weak isolani in the endgame, 1
Ehlvest vs I Rausis, 1995 
(D31) Queen's Gambit Declined, 43 moves, 1-0

The weak isolani in the endgame, 2
Wojtkiewicz vs Khalifman, 1993
(D45) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 61 moves, 1-0

The weak isolani in the endgame, 3
Miles vs S Mariotti, 1978
(D91) Grunfeld, 5.Bg5, 50 moves, 1-0

The weak isolani in the endgame, 4
Averbakh vs A Matanovic, 1961
(A17) English, 42 moves, 1-0

The weak isolani in the endgame, 5
Szabo vs V S Korensky, 1973 
(D62) Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox, Rubinstein Attack, 67 moves, 1-0

The weak isolani in the endgame, 6
Botvinnik vs Kholmov, 1969 
(E48) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3 O-O 5.Bd3 d5, 52 moves, 1-0

The weak isolani in the endgame, 7
Korchnoi vs Kasparov, 1983
(E04) Catalan, Open, 5.Nf3, 39 moves, 1/2-1/2

Tnhe weak isolani in hte endgame, 8
Flohr vs Capablanca, 1935 
(D62) Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox, Rubinstein Attack, 52 moves, 1/2-1/2

The weak isolani in the endgame, 9
Kudrin vs Gulko, 1988
(C09) French, Tarrasch, Open Variation, Main line, 67 moves, 1-0

The weak isolani in the endgame, 10
Marshall vs Chigorin, 1905 
(D31) Queen's Gambit Declined, 65 moves, 0-1

The weak isolani in the endgame, 11
Lisitsin vs Capablanca, 1935 
(A09) Reti Opening, 66 moves, 0-1

The weak isolani in the endgame, 11
Ulf Andersson vs L Comas Fabrego, 1995
(E64) King's Indian, Fianchetto, Yugoslav System, 61 moves, 1-0

The weak isolani in hte endgame, 13
N Spiridonov vs T Stanciu, 1973 
(A88) Dutch, Leningrad, Main Variation with c6, 70 moves, 1-0

The weak isolani in the endgame, 14
Parma vs Puc, 1969 
(C07) French, Tarrasch, 61 moves, 1-0

The weak isolani in the endgame, 15
A Matanovic vs Uhlmann, 1976 
(C09) French, Tarrasch, Open Variation, Main line, 53 moves, 1-0

The wek isolani in the endgame, 16
Uhlmann vs B Rogulj, 1979
(D34) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch, 51 moves, 1-0

The weak isolani in hte endgame, 17
Ribli vs Pinter, 1982 
(A14) English, 40 moves, 1-0

The weak isolani in the endgame, 18
Averbakh vs Keres, 1950 
(C49) Four Knights, 58 moves, 0-1

The weak isolani in the middlegame 1
Karpov vs Spassky, 1979 
(D37) Queen's Gambit Declined, 41 moves, 1-0

The weak isolani in the middlegame 2
Granda Zuniga vs E Torre, 1988 
(D45) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 57 moves, 0-1

The weak isolani in the middlegame 3
Kramnik vs Kengis, 1995
(A14) English, 41 moves, 1-0

the weak isolani in the middlegame 4
Larsen vs S Agdestein, 1985
(A30) English, Symmetrical, 46 moves, 1-0

The weak isolani in the middlegame 5
Khalifman vs A Lukin, 1994
(A14) English, 46 moves, 1-0

The weak isolani in the middlegame 6
Salov vs Anand, 1998 
(D43) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 48 moves, 0-1

Combatting the isolani by simplification 1
Karpov vs Spassky, 1975 
(E17) Queen's Indian, 44 moves, 1-0

Combatting the isolani by simplification 2
Korchnoi vs Karpov, 1981 
(D30) Queen's Gambit Declined, 43 moves, 0-1

Combatting the isolani by simplification 3
Karpov vs Korchnoi, 1988 
(A33) English, Symmetrical, 60 moves, 1-0

Transormations of the pawn skeleton 1
Smyslov vs Lilienthal, 1942 
(D76) Neo-Grunfeld, 6.cd Nxd5, 7.O-O Nb6, 41 moves, 1-0

Transformations of the pawn skeleton 2
Ljubojevic vs Karpov, 1977 
(A14) English, 53 moves, 0-1

Transformation of the pawn skeleton 3
Vaganian vs Serper, 1993 
(B10) Caro-Kann, 20 moves, 1-0

Transformation of the pawn skeleton 4
Larsen vs J Penrose, 1969 
(A01) Nimzovich-Larsen Attack, 44 moves, 1-0

Transformations of the pawn skeleton 5
Botvinnik vs Alekhine, 1938 
(D41) Queen's Gambit Declined, Semi-Tarrasch, 51 moves, 1-0

Transformations of the pawn skeleton 6
Kasparov vs Piket, 1997 
(D27) Queen's Gambit Accepted, Classical, 30 moves, 1-0

TRansormation of te pawn skeleton 7
R Djurhuus vs Baburin, 1993
(D26) Queen's Gambit Accepted, 40 moves, 1/2-1/2

Transformations of the pawn skeleton 8
Anand vs Adams, 1996
(E17) Queen's Indian, 45 moves, 1-0

Transformations of the pawn skeleton 9
I Sokolov vs Baburin, 1997
(D20) Queen's Gambit Accepted, 24 moves, 1/2-1/2

Transformations of the pawn skeleton 10
Petrosian vs Najdorf, 1967 
(D42) Queen's Gambit Declined, Semi-Tarrasch, 7.Bd3, 35 moves, 1-0

Transformations of the pawn skeleton 11
Smyslov vs Kasparov, 1984 
(D37) Queen's Gambit Declined, 41 moves, 0-1

Transformations of the pawn skeleton 12
Kasparov vs Hjartarson, 1988 
(A20) English, 44 moves, 1/2-1/2

Playing with the c3-d4 (c6-d5) isolated pawn couple 1
Baburin vs B Lengyel, 1990
(D42) Queen's Gambit Declined, Semi-Tarrasch, 7.Bd3, 27 moves, 1-0

Playing with the c3-d4 (c6-d5) isolated pawn couple 2
Razuvaev vs I Farago, 1979 
(D41) Queen's Gambit Declined, Semi-Tarrasch, 31 moves, 1-0

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