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Defense and offense combined
Compiled by patzer2
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61...Rg4+! stops mate and sets up the pawn promotion
H Banikas vs D Kosic, 2008 
(A35) English, Symmetrical, 61 moves, 0-1

43...Bb5!! would have avoided the loss and won the game
Pillsbury vs Maroczy, 1900 
(C05) French, Tarrasch, 46 moves, 1-0

38...Rxe5! 39. Nxe5 Qe6! 40. d7 Bxd7 -+ turns the tables
E Danielian vs Zhu Chen, 2011 
(E61) King's Indian, 46 moves, 1-0

21. Rh8+!! Kf7 22. Qe3! +- solves a Sunday puzzle
I Sokolov vs G Mohr, 1993 
(E91) King's Indian, 28 moves, 1-0

17. f3! appears to give White the advantage and may win
K Haznedaroglu vs J Isaev, 2010 
(C69) Ruy Lopez, Exchange, Gligoric Variation, 22 moves, 0-1

21...Ne2+? 22.Kh1 Ng3+ 23.hxg3 Qxf1+ 24.Kh2 Qd3 25. Bf5! +-
Kasparov vs Anand, 1995 
(C80) Ruy Lopez, Open, 38 moves, 1-0

26. Rc1! defends the King position & exploits the errant Knight
Aronian vs C Seel, 2002 
(B01) Scandinavian, 29 moves, 1-0

21...Rxe2!! holds the position with winning chances
Gelfand vs Topalov, 1997 
(E92) King's Indian, 32 moves, 0-1

19...g5+ !! 20. Kxg5 Qh3! -+
M Kagan vs H Daly, 1939 
(B25) Sicilian, Closed, 43 moves, 1-0

17. Bg5!! solves a difficult and tricky Saturday puzzle
Leonhardt vs C Jaffe, 1911 
(B40) Sicilian, 62 moves, 0-1

30. Bf5!! Bxf5 31 Qc7! +-
Khalifman vs Ehlvest, 1985 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 42 moves, 1-0

27...Re2!! solves Sunday 2/3/2013
P Vorontsov vs K W Troff, 2012 
(B50) Sicilian, 33 moves, 0-1

22. g6!! solves Thursday 2/21/2013
Yudasin vs Mikhalchishin, 1983 
(C55) Two Knights Defense, 26 moves, 1-0

27...Nc3+!
Minic vs Fischer, 1970 
(B99) Sicilian, Najdorf, 7...Be7 Main line, 34 moves, 0-1

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