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Ruy Lopez
Compiled by Bigc08

White sacrificed a pawn. Black held till the endgame but lost.
Kasparov vs Kramnik, 2001 
(C67) Ruy Lopez, 41 moves, 1-0

Black lost a piece in a miscalculated sacrifice.
Topalov vs Shirov, 2001
(C78) Ruy Lopez, 20 moves, 1-0

White won a pawn and the game by sacing a R and winning it back
Kasparov vs Anand, 1995 
(C80) Ruy Lopez, Open, 38 moves, 1-0

White went up the exchange for a pawn due to a sac.White won.
Anand vs Karpov, 1998 
(C78) Ruy Lopez, 42 moves, 1-0

White was up a pawn and won in the R vs.R and B endgame.
Kosteniuk vs Onischuk, 2005 
(C64) Ruy Lopez, Classical, 115 moves, 1-0

White won a pawn and then used his knight to fork a rook.
R Kalod vs M Umansky, 2004
(C91) Ruy Lopez, Closed, 39 moves, 1-0

White's attack succeeded due to a brilliant attack and sac.
Kasparov vs V Litvinov, 1978 
(C91) Ruy Lopez, Closed, 26 moves, 1-0

In a drawn ending Black blocks the bishop's view to the promo.
Carlsen vs Shirov, 2008 
(C78) Ruy Lopez, 80 moves, 1-0

White had extra material due to a discovery.Saced back for win.
Shirov vs Grischuk, 2000 
(C65) Ruy Lopez, Berlin Defense, 44 moves, 1-0

Black had a weak position but did not see a devastating check.
Kasparov vs Adams, 1993 
(C90) Ruy Lopez, Closed, 30 moves, 1-0

White had two knights for a rook and had a winning attack.
Kasparov vs Shirov, 2004 
(C80) Ruy Lopez, Open, 40 moves, 1-0

Black had 2 pieces for a rook but lost one due to a pawn.
Nisipeanu vs Kasimdzhanov, 2007 
(C92) Ruy Lopez, Closed, 75 moves, 1-0

White saced 2 pawns to create structure damage.
Svidler vs Topalov, 2006 
(C67) Ruy Lopez, 67 moves, 1-0

White saced a rook to put te black king into a mating net.
E Schiller vs M Arne, 1995  
(C77) Ruy Lopez, 31 moves, 1-0

White saced a queen and two knights to mate Black.
Carlsen vs H Harestad, 2003 
(C98) Ruy Lopez, Closed, Chigorin, 38 moves, 1-0

White was down 2 pieces for a rook but his passed pawns won.
Short vs Gelfand, 1991 
(C67) Ruy Lopez, 61 moves, 1-0

White was upan exchange due to a sac and used a passer to win.
Kasparov vs Constellation, 1985 
(C97) Ruy Lopez, Closed, Chigorin, 40 moves, 1-0

White sacs a rook and knight to create a winning attack.
Anand vs Adams, 2005 
(C92) Ruy Lopez, Closed, 32 moves, 1-0

White saced a pawn to get an winning advantage due to the piece
Karjakin vs Adams, 2009 
(C92) Ruy Lopez, Closed, 35 moves, 1-0

White had a good position and forked the Black rooks.
Dolmatov vs D Liu, 1999
(C84) Ruy Lopez, Closed, 27 moves, 1-0

White won a when black tried to trap the bishop and white won.
Kamsky vs Topalov, 2009 
(C92) Ruy Lopez, Closed, 73 moves, 1-0

White gets a pawn on the 7th rank and uses his knight to win.
Kasparov vs Leko, 2001 
(C84) Ruy Lopez, Closed, 31 moves, 1-0

White was 1 pawn up and used his connected passed pawns to win.
Leko vs Ivanchuk, 2006 
(C84) Ruy Lopez, Closed, 39 moves, 1-0

White entered the ending down a pawn but won by creating 2.
Judit Polgar vs Z Almasi, 2003 
(C95) Ruy Lopez, Closed, Breyer, 79 moves, 1-0

Carlsen vs Topalov, 2010 
(C78) Ruy Lopez, 32 moves, 1-0

Carlsen vs Ponomariov, 2010 
(C78) Ruy Lopez, 41 moves, 1-0

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