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interesting endgames
Compiled by rilkefan
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Na6 KID leads to opposite-color bishops, 3 pawn inbalance, 1/2
S Mareco vs S Novikov, 2011 
(E90) King's Indian, 87 moves, 1/2-1/2

pawns
A Timofeev vs D Khismatullin, 2009 
(B52) Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack, 62 moves, 1-0

Pirc leads to tripled pawns, black survives
V Fedoseev vs R Mamedov, 2011
(B07) Pirc, 55 moves, 1/2-1/2

transition to B vs N, instructive use of Zugzwang
Julio Bolbochan vs Gligoric, 1950 
(C07) French, Tarrasch, 57 moves, 1-0

R and pawn
Kasparov vs Karpov, 1984 
(E15) Queen's Indian, 70 moves, 0-1

four bishops then four queens
Smyslov vs Keres, 1953 
(A21) English, 92 moves, 1-0

pure pawn ending
Timman vs J Vogel, 1974 
(A17) English, 43 moves, 1-0

Qs+OCBs+Ps
Smejkal vs Karpov, 1973 
(B46) Sicilian, Taimanov Variation, 72 moves, 0-1

double pawn sac to exploit pin
Caruana vs Nakamura, 2013 
(A56) Benoni Defense, 61 moves, 0-1

2Q vs fortress
A Kosten vs R Zelcic, 1992 
(D32) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch, 81 moves, 1/2-1/2

Q vs 2B fortress
Polugaevsky vs Geller, 1968 
(E73) King's Indian, 66 moves, 1-0

2B vs R
Smyslov vs L Blackstock, 1988 
(A52) Budapest Gambit, 62 moves, 1-0

Be3!
O M Hindle vs G Moehring, 1964 
(C44) King's Pawn Game, 77 moves, 0-1

minor pieces leading to N vs 3p
S Williams vs Justin Tan, 2014 
(D18) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, Dutch, 75 moves, 1-0

see 64...
K Havasi vs Stahlberg, 1934  
(D30) Queen's Gambit Declined, 68 moves, 1/2-1/2

R endgame with split pawns and sacs
Jobava vs Karjakin, 2013 
(C53) Giuoco Piano, 28 moves, 1-0

B vs N; Zugzwang
Botvinnik vs Smyslov, 1957 
(A15) English, 69 moves, 0-1

R+2p vs Q
P Dubinin vs Aronin, 1947 
(B02) Alekhine's Defense, 50 moves, 1-0

minor pieces and pawns
B Belyakov vs Shirov, 2015
(B08) Pirc, Classical, 57 moves, 1/2-1/2

amazing game overall
Lasker vs Ed. Lasker, 1924 
(C99) Ruy Lopez, Closed, Chigorin, 12...cd, 103 moves, 1/2-1/2

Beautiful endgame tactics
S Volkov vs Yifan Hou, 2008 
(E20) Nimzo-Indian, 61 moves, 1-0

R+Ps with sacs and mating net
Kengis vs Sveshnikov, 2005 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 66 moves, 0-1

Kramnik misses a win
Kramnik vs Kasparov, 2000 
(D27) Queen's Gambit Accepted, Classical, 74 moves, 1/2-1/2

R vs Q fortress
Lu Shanglei vs Le Quang Liem, 2011 
(B40) Sicilian, 92 moves, 1/2-1/2

squeeze
Adams vs R Polzin, 2010 
(C02) French, Advance, 54 moves, 1-0

Exchange sac in queenless middlegame
Bacrot vs Topalov, 2000 
(A41) Queen's Pawn Game (with ...d6), 33 moves, 0-1

knights and pawns
V Zurakhov vs Koblents, 1956 
(C11) French, 80 moves, 1-0

lots of doubled pawns become strong
Botvinnik vs Stein, 1965 
(C77) Ruy Lopez, 49 moves, 0-1

R+R+Ps vs Q+p
Karpov vs Anand, 1998 
(D47) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 108 moves, 1-0

typical breakthrough
A Pomar Salamanca vs J Cuadras Avellana, 1974 
(D83) Grunfeld, Grunfeld Gambit, 50 moves, 0-1

Ns vs Ps; king activity
Smyslov vs Sax, 1979 
(A49) King's Indian, Fianchetto without c4, 54 moves, 0-1

B vs N, R vs R to pawns, Zugzwang
Pelletier vs A Volokitin, 2014 
(A48) King's Indian, 47 moves, 0-1

nothing flashy
Jakovenko vs Bologan, 2013 
(A04) Reti Opening, 63 moves, 1-0

N vs B, pawn sac
O Girya vs E Ovod, 2015 
(D41) Queen's Gambit Declined, Semi-Tarrasch, 57 moves, 1-0

activity
Karpov vs Yusupov, 1993 
(E17) Queen's Indian, 59 moves, 1-0

Qs vs Q+2N
V M Mikhalevski vs V Onischuk, 2016 
(E95) King's Indian, Orthodox, 7...Nbd7, 8.Re1, 118 moves, 1-0

Incredible defensive effot
Morozevich vs Jakovenko, 2006 
(E39) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, Pirc Variation, 114 moves, 1/2-1/2

2B, activity
R Wojtaszek vs Jobava, 2012 
(E94) King's Indian, Orthodox, 46 moves, 0-1

somewhat interesting opening too
Karpov vs Miles, 1978 
(A10) English, 56 moves, 1-0

R&P
Kasparov vs Timman, 2000 
(C45) Scotch Game, 36 moves, 1-0

KID; rook and pawn; white forced to entomb his rook
E Myhre vs G Lorson, 1952 
(E68) King's Indian, Fianchetto, Classical Variation, 8.e4, 38 moves, 0-1

OCB
J K Duda vs Yu Yangyi, 2014 
(B92) Sicilian, Najdorf, Opocensky Variation, 58 moves, 0-1

rook trapped in corner
Yifan Hou vs N Dzagnidze, 2013 
(B43) Sicilian, Kan, 5.Nc3, 58 moves, 0-1

central knight in split pawn endgame
Navara vs Caruana, 2013 
(C78) Ruy Lopez, 61 moves, 1-0

N vs p; Nc5
Nakamura vs Kramnik, 2013 
(E32) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, 50 moves, 1-0

N+Ps vs N+Ps
Gelfand vs G Jones, 2013 
(E94) King's Indian, Orthodox, 77 moves, 1-0

long struggle
K Darga vs Spassky, 1964 
(E17) Queen's Indian, 96 moves, 1-0

knights all over the place
M Roiz vs B Avrukh, 2008 
(A04) Reti Opening, 43 moves, 0-1

failed fortress; generally fascinating game
D Khismatullin vs D Dubov, 2015 
(D11) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 64 moves, 0-1

many minors
Nakamura vs Kramnik, 2012 
(A05) Reti Opening, 80 moves, 1-0

2 N vs pawns
Hans M Niemann vs V Panchanatham, 2015 
(E94) King's Indian, Orthodox, 104 moves, 1-0

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