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Interesting Endgames (Six Pieces or Less)
Compiled by Artsemthon
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Here are some interesting endgames with six or less pieces, analyzed with tablebases. For endgames with seven pieces or more, see http://www.chessgames.com/perl/ches....

60...Kc8? loses, 60...Kc6 draws
J Krebs vs M Glawischnig, 2001 
(D78) Neo-Grunfeld, 6.O-O c6, 64 moves, 1-0

99.Be8? loses, 99.Bf5 draws
O Jovanic vs M Bosiocic, 2011
(A96) Dutch, Classical Variation, 105 moves, 0-1

111.Kb4? draws, 111.Qf2 wins
I Radulov vs G Garcia Gonzales, 1977 
(B06) Robatsch, 150 moves, 1/2-1/2

59...Kg1? loses, 59...Kg2 draws
J H Blake vs H E Price, 1924 
(C28) Vienna Game, 69 moves, 1-0

Black resigned in a drawn position
K Solomon vs M Ayyad, 2010 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 92 moves, 1-0

62...Kg7 draws, 62...Kh5? loses
Khmelnitsky vs M Thuesen, 1988 
(A56) Benoni Defense, 63 moves, 1-0

62.Kd3? (62.Nb4+! draws), 62...c5? (62...f3! wins)
W Hanstein vs Von Der Lasa, 1841 
(C64) Ruy Lopez, Classical, 68 moves, 1/2-1/2

64.Nh2! draws, 64.Ng3+? loses
Lahno vs Vaganian, 2008 
(C01) French, Exchange, 66 moves, 0-1

78...Ne3! draws, 78...Nb6? loses
Benko vs G Kluger, 1956 
(E65) King's Indian, Fianchetto, Yugoslav, 7.O-O, 87 moves, 1-0

64.Ne6?? miscalculates the pawn race and loses, 64.h5 draws
S Brady vs M S Lupu, 1989 
(C03) French, Tarrasch, 74 moves, 0-1

63...Bc2 draws, 63...Kc5? loses
R Panjwani vs P Araullo, 2009 
(D78) Neo-Grunfeld, 6.O-O c6, 73 moves, 1-0

61.Bc5? (61.Bd1+), 63...f2? (63...c2!), 65.Be3? (65.Bd6+!)
V Rajlich vs Z Nemeth, 2001 
(B01) Scandinavian, 68 moves, 1/2-1/2

53...Re1? (53...Re3! wins), 55.Ne6+? (55.Kd7! draws)
Topalov vs Kramnik, 2006 
(D18) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, Dutch, 63 moves, 0-1

64...b2? (64...a2!), 65.Kd4? (65.Kd5!!), 65...a2? (65...Ka6!)
B Michiels vs F Lucas, 2001 
(B58) Sicilian, 69 moves, 1/2-1/2

82..Kg4 or 84...Kg4 wins
I Bulmaga vs A Zakharova, 2009 
(C04) French, Tarrasch, Guimard Main line, 86 moves, 1/2-1/2

64...Rg8? draws, 64...Rg1! wins
Fischer vs J Warren, 1964 
(B89) Sicilian, 67 moves, 1/2-1/2

61...Kg5? (61...Ke6 wins), 64.Ng6? (64.Kg2! draws)
R Sapozhnikov vs F Urkedal, 2011
(C91) Ruy Lopez, Closed, 70 moves, 0-1

78...Kd6? loses, 78...Rb8! draws
D Eggleston vs C MacQueen, 2011 
(B33) Sicilian, 90 moves, 1-0

92...Kf1? loses, 92...Kf2! draws
M Middelveld vs A van Weersel, 2011 
(D70) Neo-Grunfeld Defense, 102 moves, 1-0

115.Kh3! draws, 115.Rf5? loses
I Kurnosov vs S Sjugirov, 2011 
(D45) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 121 moves, 0-1

74.g6! wins, 74.Qg4+? draws
J Bosch vs P Van der Sterren, 2001 
(C47) Four Knights, 86 moves, 1/2-1/2

75.Ra5 draws, 75.Kh4? loses
J L Hammer vs Efimenko, 2011 
(D38) Queen's Gambit Declined, Ragozin Variation, 78 moves, 0-1

98...Re5 wins, 98...Rb6? draws
Chandler vs H Ardiansyah, 1978 
(B94) Sicilian, Najdorf, 104 moves, 1/2-1/2

74...Rh2 draws, 74...Rc4?? loses
J Esser vs F Brown, 1903 
(C62) Ruy Lopez, Old Steinitz Defense, 77 moves, 1-0

56.Nd2! wins, 56.Nd4? draws
Showalter vs J Mason, 1900 
(C80) Ruy Lopez, Open, 65 moves, 1/2-1/2

126.Kh6! wins, 126.Kg6?? draws
N Franc vs J Lebel-Arias, 2001
(B06) Robatsch, 128 moves, 1/2-1/2

79...Bh7 wins, 79...Kb5?? draws
Paulsen vs Kolisch, 1861 
(B40) Sicilian, 82 moves, 1/2-1/2

60.Rh2! draws, 60.Re8? loses
Zukertort vs Blackburne, 1878 
(C11) French, 61 moves, 0-1

54.Nb3? (54.Nc4 draws), 54...Nb6? (54...Nf4+! wins)
Suetin vs O Jakobsen, 1972 
(B06) Robatsch, 60 moves, 1/2-1/2

51.Ke3? loses, 51.Re4! draws
E Straat vs Colle, 1923 
(B58) Sicilian, 70 moves, 0-1

79.Kb7? (79.Ka5!), 81...Ne3? (81...Ndf4!)
S Landau vs G Abrahams, 1939 
(D31) Queen's Gambit Declined, 100 moves, 1-0

68...Bd3?? loses, 68...Bb1 or 68...g5 draw easily.
D Boros vs Z Stupavski, 2005 
(B77) Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack, 69 moves, 1-0

78.Rf8+! Nf2 79.Rg8! draws
M Orsag vs P Haba, 1996 
(E54) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Gligoric System, 78 moves, 0-1

101...Rd6! draws
O V Ivanov vs T Melamed, 2000 
(B75) Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack, 103 moves, 1-0

113.Ra6+ Ne6 114.Rb6 is one of many ways to draw
L Rindlisbacher vs Kotronias, 2011
(B41) Sicilian, Kan, 116 moves, 0-1

Three half points were blundered in this endgame
Ponomariov vs P Tregubov, 2008 
(A58) Benko Gambit, 49 moves, 1/2-1/2

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