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Endgames
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Meitner vs Max Weiss, 1882 
(C25) Vienna, 98 moves, 1-0

Teichmann vs Nimzowitsch, 1911 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 57 moves, 1-0

Schlechter vs W John, 1905 
(D31) Queen's Gambit Declined, 50 moves, 1-0

Schlechter vs Vidmar, 1917 
(C66) Ruy Lopez, 39 moves, 1-0

Fine vs J Rappaport, 1931 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 28 moves, 1-0

Capablanca vs Manhattan, 1931 
(D51) Queen's Gambit Declined, 48 moves, 0-1

Alatortsev vs F Bohatirchuk, 1933 
(E16) Queen's Indian, 43 moves, 1-0

O Bernstein vs J Mieses, 1904 
(B45) Sicilian, Taimanov, 49 moves, 1-0

A Macht vs B Rasmusson, 1935
(B14) Caro-Kann, Panov-Botvinnik Attack, 40 moves, 0-1

Fine vs Gruenfeld, 1936 
(D37) Queen's Gambit Declined, 52 moves, 1-0

P Michel vs Simon Rubinstein, 1936
(B17) Caro-Kann, Steinitz Variation, 44 moves, 1-0

A Malchev vs H Weiss, 1936
(A18) English, Mikenas-Carls, 59 moves, 1-0

V Mezgailis vs L Roedl, 1936
(D85) Grunfeld, 59 moves, 0-1

A Gulbrandsen vs O Kaila, 1936
(B21) Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4, 58 moves, 1-0

S Landau vs K Ozols, 1937
(E42) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3 c5, 5.Ne2 (Rubinstein), 45 moves, 1-0

K Makarczyk vs L Engels, 1937 
(A56) Benoni Defense, 62 moves, 0-1

Lilienthal vs Jacobo Bolbochan, 1937
(D37) Queen's Gambit Declined, 67 moves, 1-0

O'Kelly vs Rubinstein, 1945 
(C64) Ruy Lopez, Classical, 56 moves, 0-1

K Havasi vs T Regedzinski, 1937
(B18) Caro-Kann, Classical, 58 moves, 0-1

R Grau vs P Vaitonis, 1937
(D68) Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense, Classical, 47 moves, 1-0

Sutovsky vs L Pantsulaia, 2008 
(B18) Caro-Kann, Classical, 50 moves, 1-0

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

Anand vs M Gurevich, 1990 
(C02) French, Advance, 38 moves, 1-0

Gelfand vs Wang Yue, 2008 
(D17) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 54 moves, 0-1

K Plater vs Sliwa, 1947 
(E33) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, 45 moves, 1-0

Aganalian vs Petrosian, 1945 
(A54) Old Indian, Ukrainian Variation, 4.Nf3, 34 moves, 0-1

Petrosian vs V Mikenas, 1949 
(D51) Queen's Gambit Declined, 70 moves, 1-0

Petrosian vs V Zagorovsky, 1951 
(E62) King's Indian, Fianchetto, 46 moves, 1-0

Stahlberg vs Petrosian, 1953 
(E67) King's Indian, Fianchetto, 64 moves, 0-1

Janosevic vs Petrosian, 1954 
(B14) Caro-Kann, Panov-Botvinnik Attack, 74 moves, 1-0

Flohr vs Geller, 1949 
(E92) King's Indian, 61 moves, 0-1

NN vs Cochrane, 1822
(C53) Giuoco Piano, 38 moves, 0-1

Shumov vs Jaenisch, 1849
(C39) King's Gambit Accepted, 49 moves, 0-1

Botvinnik vs Boleslavsky, 1941 
(C07) French, Tarrasch, 65 moves, 1-0

W Suesman vs L Chauvenet, 1942 
(D12) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 41 moves, 0-1

M Christoffel vs H Steiner, 1946 
(C89) Ruy Lopez, Marshall, 45 moves, 1-0

Boleslavsky vs Fine, 1945 
(C71) Ruy Lopez, 41 moves, 1-0

Boleslavsky vs Bronstein, 1950 
(C66) Ruy Lopez, 55 moves, 1-0

A Poliak vs Botvinnik, 1929 
(D51) Queen's Gambit Declined, 40 moves, 0-1

Botvinnik vs V Sozin, 1929 
(D11) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 63 moves, 1/2-1/2

P Troeger vs G Hodakowsky, 1957 
(A48) King's Indian, 45 moves, 1-0

Julio Bolbochan vs C H Maderna, 1953 
(D40) Queen's Gambit Declined, Semi-Tarrasch, 59 moves, 1-0

S Rubinow vs O Ulvestad, 1948
(A22) English, 54 moves, 0-1

Alatortsev vs F Bohatirchuk, 1935 
(E06) Catalan, Closed, 5.Nf3, 75 moves, 1/2-1/2

E Paoli vs E Canal, 1949
(B01) Scandinavian, 59 moves, 1-0

Bisguier vs E McCormick, 1949
(B14) Caro-Kann, Panov-Botvinnik Attack, 43 moves, 0-1

Larry Evans vs Bisguier, 1949
(A13) English, 49 moves, 0-1

domination
W M Byland vs L T Magee, 1949
(C35) King's Gambit Accepted, Cunningham, 40 moves, 0-1

Larry Evans vs H Opsahl, 1950 
(D51) Queen's Gambit Declined, 81 moves, 1-0

Ray Charles vs Larry Evans, 2002 
(C47) Four Knights, 24 moves, 0-1

H Heikinheimo vs K Palda, 1950
(B10) Caro-Kann, 75 moves, 1-0

J Penrose vs G Porreca, 1952
(E48) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3 O-O 5.Bd3 d5, 66 moves, 1-0

Keres vs A Fuderer, 1955 
(E76) King's Indian, Four Pawns Attack, 49 moves, 0-1

G Barcza vs M Bobotsov, 1954
(A15) English, 41 moves, 1-0

Anderssen vs Morphy, 1858 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 77 moves, 1-0

Cochrane vs Mohishunder, 1854
(C41) Philidor Defense, 55 moves, 1-0

R Brien vs Zytogorski, 1855
(C25) Vienna, 56 moves, 1-0

Cochrane vs Mohishunder, 1855
(E61) King's Indian, 49 moves, 1-0

Morphy vs Paulsen, 1857 
(B40) Sicilian, 64 moves, 1-0

Paulsen vs Blackburne, 1873 
(B01) Scandinavian, 63 moves, 1-0

Dubois vs C W Vitzthum von Eckstaedt, 1857
(C39) King's Gambit Accepted, 52 moves, 1-0

G Palmason vs I Anagnostou, 1954
(D22) Queen's Gambit Accepted, 44 moves, 1-0

F Borges vs A Sandrin, 1954 
(B50) Sicilian, 58 moves, 0-1

M C Palmer vs L Blonarovych, 1954
(C09) French, Tarrasch, Open Variation, Main line, 59 moves, 0-1

J Mason vs Chigorin, 1883 
(C50) Giuoco Piano, 75 moves, 0-1

Chigorin vs Tarrasch, 1896 
(C65) Ruy Lopez, Berlin Defense, 44 moves, 1-0

Pillsbury vs Blackburne, 1901 
(B45) Sicilian, Taimanov, 62 moves, 1-0

Pillsbury vs Gunsberg, 1895 
(D10) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 40 moves, 1-0

Bogoljubov vs R P Michell, 1923 
(D64) Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox, Rubinstein Attack, 53 moves, 0-1

A Bannik vs V Tarasov, 1955
(A31) English, Symmetrical, Benoni Formation, 54 moves, 1-0

J R Schroeder vs B Rozsa, 1955
(E41) Nimzo-Indian, 50 moves, 1-0

N Padevsky vs Kholmov, 1956 
(C45) Scotch Game, 47 moves, 0-1

Ivanchuk vs Wang Yue, 2009 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 51 moves, 0-1

pawn weaknesses
K Klaman vs Taimanov, 1957
(A48) King's Indian, 42 moves, 0-1

pw
K Klaman vs E S Stoliar, 1957
(C85) Ruy Lopez, Exchange Variation Doubly Deferred (DERLD), 47 moves, 1-0

Polugaevsky vs E Torre, 1981 
(D44) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 40 moves, 1-0

J Enevoldsen vs J A Fred, 1958
(C78) Ruy Lopez, 47 moves, 1-0

B Djurasevic vs E Arnlind, 1958
(B76) Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack, 29 moves, 1-0

Seceda vs Petrosian, 1945 
(A49) King's Indian, Fianchetto without c4, 57 moves, 0-1

Kan vs Petrosian, 1947 
(D45) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 42 moves, 1-0

Petrosian vs Geller, 1949 
(C01) French, Exchange, 30 moves, 1/2-1/2

D Grechkin vs Petrosian, 1949
(B18) Caro-Kann, Classical, 64 moves, 1/2-1/2

Petrosian vs Smyslov, 1950 
(D29) Queen's Gambit Accepted, Classical, 40 moves, 1/2-1/2

Petrosian vs G Borisenko, 1950 
(E80) King's Indian, Samisch Variation, 59 moves, 1-0

Petrosian vs Aronin, 1950 
(D43) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 62 moves, 0-1

Lipnitsky vs Petrosian, 1950 
(E11) Bogo-Indian Defense, 81 moves, 1-0

Petrosian vs Botvinnik, 1951 
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 100 moves, 1/2-1/2

Petrosian vs G Ilivitsky, 1951 
(E53) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, 64 moves, 1-0

Petrosian vs Smyslov, 1951 
(D15) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 51 moves, 1-0

Petrosian vs Taimanov, 1951 
(E14) Queen's Indian, 57 moves, 1-0

Wade vs Petrosian, 1952 
(B91) Sicilian, Najdorf, Zagreb (Fianchetto) Variation, 57 moves, 0-1

db
F Koberl vs Portisch, 1959
(B40) Sicilian, 27 moves, 0-1

E Eliskases vs B Wexler, 1960 
(A34) English, Symmetrical, 54 moves, 0-1

Fischer vs Pachman, 1960 
(C11) French, 43 moves, 1-0

Lutikov vs Geller, 1960 
(C36) King's Gambit Accepted, Abbazia Defense, 71 moves, 0-1

S Tatai vs A M Giustolisi, 1960
(E71) King's Indian, Makagonov System (5.h3), 56 moves, 1-0

Tal vs K Klasup, 1952 
(A80) Dutch, 64 moves, 1-0

Tal vs Straume, 1953 
(C84) Ruy Lopez, Closed, 58 moves, 1-0

I Shvyrjov vs T Paakkonen, 2012
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 73 moves, 1-0

Karpov vs Gaimaletdinov, 1961 
(C62) Ruy Lopez, Old Steinitz Defense, 60 moves, 1-0

Sajtar vs K Honfi, 1962
(A16) English, 68 moves, 0-1

two rooks vs queen
Y Kots vs A Bannik, 1962
(E12) Queen's Indian, 68 moves, 1-0

pawn weakness
K Zelesco vs Li Chao, 2012
(A17) English, 39 moves, 0-1

E Cuijpers vs M Perevoznic, 1963
(D04) Queen's Pawn Game, 70 moves, 1-0

A Novopashin vs Furman, 1963
(B18) Caro-Kann, Classical, 63 moves, 1-0

Ivkov vs Minic, 1964
(B92) Sicilian, Najdorf, Opocensky Variation, 43 moves, 1-0

b outplays k on both flanks
M Bertok vs M Damjanovic, 1965
(A25) English, 62 moves, 0-1

two b vs two knights
P N Lee vs Gligoric, 1965
(B40) Sicilian, 41 moves, 0-1

Gipslis vs Y Rusakov, 1966
(B68) Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack, 7...a6 Defense, 9...Be7, 36 moves, 1-0

Szabo vs T van Scheltinga, 1966
(D26) Queen's Gambit Accepted, 49 moves, 1-0

Smejkal vs L Spassov, 1966 
(B43) Sicilian, Kan, 5.Nc3, 53 moves, 1-0

D Levy vs P Mertens, 1966
(B45) Sicilian, Taimanov, 52 moves, 1-0

J Aijala vs J Boudy Bueno, 1967
(D41) Queen's Gambit Declined, Semi-Tarrasch, 62 moves, 1-0

D Drimer vs Suetin, 1969
(B48) Sicilian, Taimanov Variation, 47 moves, 0-1

N J Patterson vs D B Pritchard, 1969
(C47) Four Knights, 40 moves, 0-1

A Planinc vs S Marangunic, 1969 
(B08) Pirc, Classical, 48 moves, 1-0

Fischer vs D Marovic, 1970 
(B10) Caro-Kann, 48 moves, 1-0

L'Ami vs Nakamura, 2011 
(E32) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, 43 moves, 0-1

A Z Kapengut vs M D Tseitlin, 1971
(B52) Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack, 43 moves, 1-0

advancing king
A Nagel vs T Weinberger, 1971
(B16) Caro-Kann, Bronstein-Larsen Variation, 44 moves, 0-1

Gunnar Johansson vs Timman, 1972 
(B06) Robatsch, 42 moves, 0-1

Janosevic vs Velimirovic, 1972
(B79) Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack, 12.h4, 38 moves, 0-1

Smejkal vs J Trapl, 1972
(E52) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Main line with ...b6, 23 moves, 1-0

Browne vs Fischer, 1970 
(B04) Alekhine's Defense, Modern, 98 moves, 1/2-1/2

W Martz vs Bisguier, 1973 
(D41) Queen's Gambit Declined, Semi-Tarrasch, 42 moves, 0-1

G Garcia vs C Scheinwald, 1973 
(B32) Sicilian, 44 moves, 0-1

Spassky vs Savon, 1973 
(B39) Sicilian, Accelerated Fianchetto, Breyer Variation, 62 moves, 0-1

B Ivanovic vs Alburt, 1982
(B04) Alekhine's Defense, Modern, 47 moves, 0-1

Ziuliarkin vs Karpov, 1963 
(D61) Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox, Rubinstein Attack, 51 moves, 0-1

J Lewi vs Karpov, 1968 
(A21) English, 54 moves, 0-1

A Lukin vs Karpov, 1967 
(E31) Nimzo-Indian, Leningrad, Main line, 58 moves, 0-1

Huebner vs J Yuchtman, 1974 
(A10) English, 67 moves, 0-1

B Vujakovic vs Karpov, 1968
(C77) Ruy Lopez, 37 moves, 0-1

B Nisman vs Karpov, 1968 
(E26) Nimzo-Indian, Samisch, 46 moves, 0-1

Kupreichik vs Alburt, 1969
(C02) French, Advance, 80 moves, 0-1

Tal vs Kupreichik, 1969 
(E67) King's Indian, Fianchetto, 40 moves, 1-0

A Z Kapengut vs Kupreichik, 1974
(B56) Sicilian, 36 moves, 1-0

Nezhmetdinov vs K Klaman, 1949
(C77) Ruy Lopez, 54 moves, 1/2-1/2

Nezhmetdinov vs I Aramanovich, 1949 
(C18) French, Winawer, 43 moves, 1-0

Nezhmetdinov vs D Grechkin, 1949 
(B10) Caro-Kann, 40 moves, 0-1

Kasparian vs Nezhmetdinov, 1949 
(C68) Ruy Lopez, Exchange, 64 moves, 1-0

Kasparov vs O Vasilchenko, 1973 
(C03) French, Tarrasch, 40 moves, 1-0

Kasparov vs Averbakh, 1974 
(C68) Ruy Lopez, Exchange, 48 moves, 1-0

Dvoirys vs Kasparov, 1975 
(B89) Sicilian, 45 moves, 1/2-1/2

Harrwitz vs Anderssen, 1848 
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 50 moves, 0-1

K Mokry vs Van der Wiel, 1978
(B33) Sicilian, 61 moves, 1-0

Dolmatov vs Van der Wiel, 1980
(B62) Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer, 75 moves, 1-0

E Torre vs Ljubojevic, 1973
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 67 moves, 0-1

Botvinnik vs B Rivlin, 1925
(D67) Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense, Bd3 line, 33 moves, 1-0

V Vepkhvishvili vs Koval, 1974
(B10) Caro-Kann, 46 moves, 1-0

Geller vs Balashov, 1975 
(B96) Sicilian, Najdorf, 40 moves, 1-0

Antoshin vs Karpov, 1967 
(E12) Queen's Indian, 38 moves, 1-0

O Barda vs Spassky, 1953 
(A43) Old Benoni, 40 moves, 0-1

Ulf Andersson vs Z Nilsson, 1969 
(C85) Ruy Lopez, Exchange Variation Doubly Deferred (DERLD), 50 moves, 1-0

Ulf Andersson vs Ribli, 1970
(B35) Sicilian, Accelerated Fianchetto, Modern Variation with Bc4, 45 moves, 0-1

H Westerinen vs Ulf Andersson, 1973 
(B47) Sicilian, Taimanov (Bastrikov) Variation, 56 moves, 0-1

Ulf Andersson vs A Pomar Salamanca, 1973 
(A06) Reti Opening, 56 moves, 1-0

Gligoric vs Ulf Andersson, 1974 
(E44) Nimzo-Indian, Fischer Variation, 5.Ne2, 49 moves, 1-0

Hug vs Ulf Andersson, 1975
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 39 moves, 0-1

Ulf Andersson vs A Pomar Salamanca, 1975
(A15) English, 67 moves, 1-0

J Augustin vs Ulf Andersson, 1975
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 95 moves, 0-1

R Almond vs Ulf Andersson, 2009 
(E39) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, Pirc Variation, 48 moves, 0-1

Ulf Andersson vs A Lawson, 2008 
(D55) Queen's Gambit Declined, 53 moves, 1-0

Ulf Andersson vs A Eisenbeiser, 2005
(E67) King's Indian, Fianchetto, 46 moves, 1-0

V Milov vs Ulf Andersson, 1996
(E41) Nimzo-Indian, 81 moves, 0-1

D Sermek vs Ulf Andersson, 1994
(B22) Sicilian, Alapin, 48 moves, 1-0

Shirov vs Ulf Andersson, 1991 
(A04) Reti Opening, 53 moves, 0-1

Ulf Andersson vs Nunn, 1989 
(A15) English, 44 moves, 1-0

M Gurevich vs Ulf Andersson, 1988 
(D35) Queen's Gambit Declined, 60 moves, 1-0

J M Bellon Lopez vs Ulf Andersson, 1978
(B15) Caro-Kann, 40 moves, 1-0

Ulf Andersson vs K Jhunjhnuwala, 1978 
(A10) English, 52 moves, 1-0

Ulf Andersson vs Kouatly, 1980 
(A15) English, 26 moves, 1-0

Ulf Andersson vs L Christiansen, 1981
(A04) Reti Opening, 34 moves, 1-0

Geller vs Ulf Andersson, 1981 
(B83) Sicilian, 72 moves, 0-1

Geller vs Ulf Andersson, 1982 
(B83) Sicilian, 49 moves, 0-1

Ulf Andersson vs Murey, 1982 
(D30) Queen's Gambit Declined, 70 moves, 1-0

Van der Wiel vs Ulf Andersson, 1982 
(B99) Sicilian, Najdorf, 7...Be7 Main line, 56 moves, 0-1

Ulf Andersson vs Huebner, 1997 
(D14) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, Exchange Variation, 61 moves, 1-0

Portisch vs Tal, 1964 
(A04) Reti Opening, 39 moves, 1/2-1/2

Geller vs Averbakh, 1954 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 46 moves, 0-1

wonderful
Averbakh vs Bondarevsky, 1948 
(C92) Ruy Lopez, Closed, 74 moves, 1/2-1/2

endgame sac
Euwe vs Averbakh, 1953 
(E58) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Main line with 8...Bxc3, 40 moves, 0-1

Bronstein vs Averbakh, 1948 
(A15) English, 44 moves, 1-0

Shirov vs Yifan Hou, 2012 
(B97) Sicilian, Najdorf, 53 moves, 0-1

king advance in the endgame
Karpov vs Ribli, 1969
(B24) Sicilian, Closed, 67 moves, 1/2-1/2

Ulf Andersson vs P Nikolic, 1984
(E19) Queen's Indian, Old Main line, 9.Qxc3, 55 moves, 1-0

double b
Timman vs Ulf Andersson, 1984 
(B46) Sicilian, Taimanov Variation, 41 moves, 1-0

Portisch vs Ulf Andersson, 1986
(D35) Queen's Gambit Declined, 65 moves, 1-0

two eaknesses
Botvinnik vs S Kaminer, 1925 
(D37) Queen's Gambit Declined, 39 moves, 1-0

Botvinnik vs J Rabinovich, 1926 
(D48) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, Meran, 50 moves, 1/2-1/2

Botvinnik vs B Laurentiev, 1926 
(D30) Queen's Gambit Declined, 63 moves, 1/2-1/2

A Y Model vs Botvinnik, 1927
(A04) Reti Opening, 59 moves, 0-1

Botvinnik vs A Y Model, 1927 
(C17) French, Winawer, Advance, 47 moves, 0-1

Ilyin-Zhenevsky vs Botvinnik, 1927 
(C00) French Defense, 66 moves, 0-1

Tarjan vs Ljubojevic, 1979
(E55) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Gligoric System, Bronstein Variation, 75 moves, 1-0

Alt vs Karpov, 1970 
(C96) Ruy Lopez, Closed, 94 moves, 0-1

Kholmov vs Karpov, 1970 
(B46) Sicilian, Taimanov Variation, 49 moves, 1/2-1/2

Szabo vs M Basman, 1961 
(A19) English, Mikenas-Carls, Sicilian Variation, 32 moves, 1-0

V Vepkhvishvili vs K Jioev, 1976
(C62) Ruy Lopez, Old Steinitz Defense, 38 moves, 1-0

A Santos vs M Orr, 1976
(D97) Grunfeld, Russian, 54 moves, 1-0

S Melia vs Kulaots, 2012
(B96) Sicilian, Najdorf, 46 moves, 0-1

king advance
Khalifman vs K Lerner, 1985
(E12) Queen's Indian, 41 moves, 1-0

king advance helps the pawn promotion
Quinteros vs H Ardiansyah, 1978 
(E00) Queen's Pawn Game, 57 moves, 1-0

black to play and draw
Averbakh vs Karpov, 1970 
(D42) Queen's Gambit Declined, Semi-Tarrasch, 7.Bd3, 52 moves, 1/2-1/2

Korchnoi vs Karpov, 1970 
(A34) English, Symmetrical, 57 moves, 1-0

Gelfand vs Veremeichik, 1983
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 59 moves, 1-0

V A Loginov vs Gelfand, 1987 
(A41) Queen's Pawn Game (with ...d6), 53 moves, 0-1

Jones vs Hebden, 1982
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 56 moves, 0-1

V Bove Quist vs Hebden, 1983
(A28) English, 67 moves, 0-1

F Braga vs A Martorelli, 1980 
(B22) Sicilian, Alapin, 28 moves, 1-0

Igor Ivanov vs G Zaichik, 1975
(B06) Robatsch, 42 moves, 1-0

G Zaichik vs Savon, 1977
(E06) Catalan, Closed, 5.Nf3, 59 moves, 0-1

G Zaichik vs Chekhov, 1978
(B33) Sicilian, 38 moves, 1-0

rr vs bb
Schiffers vs O Bernstein, 1903
(B25) Sicilian, Closed, 28 moves, 0-1

Bronstein vs Stahlberg, 1950 
(C13) French, 46 moves, 0-1

Stahlberg vs Lasker, 1934 
(D41) Queen's Gambit Declined, Semi-Tarrasch, 45 moves, 1-0

A Nilsson vs Stahlberg, 1929
(D13) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, Exchange Variation, 48 moves, 0-1

Flohr vs Stahlberg, 1934 
(D44) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 39 moves, 1-0

O Naegeli vs Stahlberg, 1936 
(C14) French, Classical, 38 moves, 0-1

active rook
Stahlberg vs E Steiner, 1937
(E39) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, Pirc Variation, 63 moves, 1-0

poor pawn structure dooms black
O Yepez Obando vs Stahlberg, 1964
(D47) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 44 moves, 1-0

J Sunye Neto vs L Christiansen, 1980
(D32) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch, 49 moves, 0-1

the tie-down technique
Suba vs P Stefanov, 1980
(A30) English, Symmetrical, 45 moves, 0-1

I Hausner vs Uhlmann, 1981 
(C15) French, Winawer, 60 moves, 0-1

Gheorghiu vs W Watson, 1980 
(E70) King's Indian, 50 moves, 0-1

Casper Rasmussen vs B Barth Sahl, 2007
(A04) Reti Opening, 56 moves, 1-0

R Ceglar vs B Ivanovic, 1963
(C41) Philidor Defense, 51 moves, 1-0

2 knights vs 2 bishops
L Lengyel vs E Orendy, 1959
(E92) King's Indian, 41 moves, 1-0

king advance
N A Preo vs E Bang, 1981
(C21) Center Game, 47 moves, 0-1

Reshevsky vs D Gurevich, 1982 
(A57) Benko Gambit, 59 moves, 0-1

knight in closed position overwhelms bishop
Keene vs V McCambridge, 1982
(E31) Nimzo-Indian, Leningrad, Main line, 40 moves, 0-1

Marjanovic vs E Mochalov, 1982
(B64) Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack, 81 moves, 0-1

Tseshkovsky vs D Rajkovic, 1982 
(B77) Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack, 55 moves, 1-0

V Osnos vs Meduna, 1982
(A12) English with b3, 54 moves, 0-1

Keres vs Konstantinopolsky, 1948 
(B14) Caro-Kann, Panov-Botvinnik Attack, 50 moves, 0-1

Bareev vs Topalov, 2002 
(E97) King's Indian, 61 moves, 1-0

Topalov vs Short, 1996 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 46 moves, 0-1

Shirov vs Topalov, 1997 
(C69) Ruy Lopez, Exchange, Gligoric Variation, 76 moves, 1-0

Aronian vs Ivanchuk, 2004 
(D73) Neo-Grunfeld, 5.Nf3, 81 moves, 0-1

white wins
Aronian vs Ivanchuk, 2005
(A32) English, Symmetrical Variation, 65 moves, 1-0

Aronian vs Anand, 2007 
(E06) Catalan, Closed, 5.Nf3, 68 moves, 0-1

Aronian vs Ivanchuk, 2007 
(E06) Catalan, Closed, 5.Nf3, 67 moves, 1-0

Radjabov vs Aronian, 2007 
(E15) Queen's Indian, 69 moves, 1-0

Carlsen vs Aronian, 2009 
(C84) Ruy Lopez, Closed, 98 moves, 0-1

Aronian vs Kramnik, 2009 
(A13) English, 41 moves, 0-1

H Wolf vs V Vukovic, 1922
(C12) French, McCutcheon, 64 moves, 1-0

Kramnik vs V Mikhalevski, 1990
(C53) Giuoco Piano, 48 moves, 1-0

Judit Polgar vs Kramnik, 1995 
(B30) Sicilian, 76 moves, 0-1

2 rooks vs 2 bishops
Anand vs S Sahu, 1987 
(B89) Sicilian, 40 moves, 1-0

C Garcia Palermo vs Anand, 1992 
(D47) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 38 moves, 0-1

C Nakamura vs E Schiller, 1994 
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 52 moves, 0-1

Nakamura vs J Friedel, 2000 
(C45) Scotch Game, 67 moves, 1-0

Svidler vs Nakamura, 2009 
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 45 moves, 1-0

R Hovhannisyan vs Nakamura, 2011
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 42 moves, 0-1

Svidler vs A A Arustamian, 1992
(B31) Sicilian, Rossolimo Variation, 36 moves, 1-0

Svidler vs Z Almasi, 1992 
(C53) Giuoco Piano, 47 moves, 1-0

Svidler vs A Greenfeld, 1994 
(B30) Sicilian, 60 moves, 0-1

dominating bishops
Vyzmanavin vs Svidler, 1995
(D85) Grunfeld, 41 moves, 0-1

Svidler vs Grischuk, 2007 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 42 moves, 1-0

blunder looses endgame
Morozevich vs A A Arustamian, 1992
(B32) Sicilian, 71 moves, 0-1

bad pawn-structure dooms black
A Anselmo vs Morozevich, 1992
(A15) English, 60 moves, 0-1

Kasimdzhanov vs S Nadyrhanov, 1993
(B33) Sicilian, 34 moves, 1-0

Kasimdzhanov vs Myint Han, 1998
(D30) Queen's Gambit Declined, 56 moves, 1-0

P Kotsur vs Kasimdzhanov, 2000
(B09) Pirc, Austrian Attack, 60 moves, 0-1

Kasimdzhanov vs Shirov, 2000
(B95) Sicilian, Najdorf, 6...e6, 32 moves, 0-1

M Tissir vs Kasimdzhanov, 2004 
(C00) French Defense, 85 moves, 0-1

Mikhalchishin vs Kasparov, 1978 
(B82) Sicilian, Scheveningen, 82 moves, 1-0

Kasparov vs Bukic, 1979 
(E12) Queen's Indian, 67 moves, 1-0

Kasparov vs Suba, 1982 
(A70) Benoni, Classical with 7.Nf3, 48 moves, 1-0

Karpov vs Kasparov, 1986 
(D97) Grunfeld, Russian, 41 moves, 1-0

Sosonko vs Kasparov, 1987 
(D97) Grunfeld, Russian, 63 moves, 0-1

Kasparov vs D Savereide, 1988 
(A30) English, Symmetrical, 36 moves, 1-0

Kasparov vs Fritz, 1992 
(B10) Caro-Kann, 46 moves, 1-0

Gelfand vs Kasparov, 1992 
(E92) King's Indian, 60 moves, 0-1

Kasparov vs Adams, 2002 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 47 moves, 1-0

P Romanovsky vs Botvinnik, 1927 
(A09) Reti Opening, 69 moves, 1-0

C Hertan vs Reshevsky, 1982 
(E16) Queen's Indian, 53 moves, 0-1

Tartakower vs B Kostic, 1911 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 63 moves, 1-0

Tartakower vs Bogoljubov, 1924 
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 58 moves, 1-0

Tartakower vs E M Holloway, 1929
(C29) Vienna Gambit, 38 moves, 1-0

Tseshkovsky vs Romanishin, 1976
(C67) Ruy Lopez, 55 moves, 1-0

Tseshkovsky vs Quinteros, 1976
(B06) Robatsch, 39 moves, 1-0

Tseshkovsky vs Jansa, 1976
(B83) Sicilian, 45 moves, 1-0

Tseshkovsky vs Savon, 1977 
(A15) English, 53 moves, 1-0

black to play and win
Sveshnikov vs Tseshkovsky, 1978
(B06) Robatsch, 76 moves, 0-1

Romanishin vs Beliavsky, 1971
(B88) Sicilian, Fischer-Sozin Attack, 54 moves, 0-1

Nimzowitsch vs Schlechter, 1910 
(A20) English, 43 moves, 0-1

Shirov vs Kramnik, 1998 
(B66) Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack, 7...a6, 52 moves, 1-0

Shirov vs Kramnik, 2001 
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 53 moves, 0-1

Kramnik vs Deep Fritz, 2002 
(D27) Queen's Gambit Accepted, Classical, 57 moves, 1-0

rook activity
Karjakin vs Kramnik, 2004 
(C67) Ruy Lopez, 90 moves, 1-0

I Polgar vs Adorjan, 1970
(B32) Sicilian, 57 moves, 0-1

P Whitehead vs Speelman, 1978
(B30) Sicilian, 67 moves, 0-1

Mikhalchishin vs Speelman, 1979
(B16) Caro-Kann, Bronstein-Larsen Variation, 42 moves, 0-1

D James vs Speelman, 1981
(E17) Queen's Indian, 33 moves, 0-1

Judit Polgar vs Mednis, 1986 
(C15) French, Winawer, 44 moves, 0-1

T Ernst vs Zsuzsa Polgar, 1986
(C76) Ruy Lopez, Modern Steinitz Defense, Fianchetto Variation, 56 moves, 0-1

W Watson vs Zsuzsa Polgar, 1987 
(C26) Vienna, 56 moves, 1-0

T Karolyi Jr. vs Zsofia Polgar, 1987
(E11) Bogo-Indian Defense, 55 moves, 1-0

Zsuzsa Polgar vs O Renet, 1987
(A60) Benoni Defense, 44 moves, 1-0

McShane vs C Lutz, 1998
(B80) Sicilian, Scheveningen, 62 moves, 1-0

Foltys vs Golombek, 1947 
(B73) Sicilian, Dragon, Classical, 42 moves, 1-0

E Paoli vs Golombek, 1950
(B76) Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack, 63 moves, 1-0

O'Kelly vs M Christoffel, 1946 
(B81) Sicilian, Scheveningen, Keres Attack, 41 moves, 1-0

O'Kelly vs B O'Sullivan, 1947
(D31) Queen's Gambit Declined, 34 moves, 1-0

O Bernstein vs O'Kelly, 1954
(B93) Sicilian, Najdorf, 6.f4, 52 moves, 0-1

B Kolvig vs O'Kelly, 1962
(B44) Sicilian, 33 moves, 0-1

V Musil vs O'Kelly, 1968
(B93) Sicilian, Najdorf, 6.f4, 85 moves, 0-1

C Partos vs Seirawan, 1985 
(A42) Modern Defense, Averbakh System, 50 moves, 0-1

Seirawan vs Gelfand, 2002
(E32) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, 42 moves, 0-1

K Darga vs Larsen, 1953
(C82) Ruy Lopez, Open, 49 moves, 1-0

Larsen vs F Olafsson, 1956
(A30) English, Symmetrical, 41 moves, 0-1

two bishops dominate rook
Filip vs Larsen, 1957 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 86 moves, 1-0

Pelikan vs Larsen, 1958 
(A97) Dutch, Ilyin-Genevsky, 32 moves, 0-1

Ivkov vs Larsen, 1960 
(B80) Sicilian, Scheveningen, 39 moves, 1-0

Larsen vs S Hamann, 1965
(E00) Queen's Pawn Game, 42 moves, 1-0

R Naranja vs Larsen, 1973 
(A13) English, 50 moves, 0-1

H Ardiansyah vs Larsen, 1973 
(B86) Sicilian, Fischer-Sozin Attack, 40 moves, 0-1

cramping
S Mohr vs Larsen, 1989
(E75) King's Indian, Averbakh, Main line, 68 moves, 0-1

H Erenska-Barlo vs Chiburdanidze, 1980
(B53) Sicilian, 41 moves, 0-1

organising pieces
J Brenninkmeijer vs Chiburdanidze, 1986
(B08) Pirc, Classical, 50 moves, 0-1

Chiburdanidze vs M Loeffler, 1987
(B28) Sicilian, O'Kelly Variation, 17 moves, 1-0

A Skripchenko vs Koneru, 2006 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 47 moves, 1-0

Caruana vs C Lupulescu, 2008 
(B67) Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack, 7...a6 Defense, 8...Bd7, 56 moves, 0-1

Motylev vs Tseshkovsky, 2004 
(B35) Sicilian, Accelerated Fianchetto, Modern Variation with Bc4, 73 moves, 1-0

V W Knox vs Nunn, 1974
(B06) Robatsch, 40 moves, 1-0

Nunn vs J Bellin, 1976 
(B10) Caro-Kann, 27 moves, 1-0

rbb vs rrknight
D Friedgood vs Gligoric, 1968
(B83) Sicilian, 52 moves, 0-1

D Roos vs Adams, 1994
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 46 moves, 1-0

Ivkov vs Korchnoi, 1966
(D85) Grunfeld, 40 moves, 0-1

Polugaevsky vs Korchnoi, 1977 
(A10) English, 59 moves, 0-1

2 b in closed positions
Dolmatov vs Zsuzsa Polgar, 1989
(C99) Ruy Lopez, Closed, Chigorin, 12...cd, 61 moves, 1-0

J Penrose vs Uhlmann, 1960
(C05) French, Tarrasch, 53 moves, 0-1

Chekhover vs Spassky, 1954 
(E67) King's Indian, Fianchetto, 66 moves, 0-1

3 minor pieces dominate rook, trap knight
Tal vs Gipslis, 1955 
(C15) French, Winawer, 50 moves, 1-0

Tal vs Furman, 1958 
(C65) Ruy Lopez, Berlin Defense, 38 moves, 1-0

B Malich vs Tal, 1960 
(A43) Old Benoni, 53 moves, 0-1

Vaganian vs Shirov, 1992
(D11) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 59 moves, 0-1

Piket vs Ivanchuk, 1995
(D97) Grunfeld, Russian, 53 moves, 0-1

Ivanchuk vs Gelfand, 2002 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 58 moves, 0-1

Larsen vs Kasparov, 1983 
(D34) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch, 56 moves, 0-1

K Burger vs Plaskett, 1983
(A13) English, 30 moves, 0-1

J L Arnason vs Psakhis, 1983 
(A15) English, 57 moves, 0-1

rook on the seventh rank
A J Mestel vs E Bernal, 1984 
(C80) Ruy Lopez, Open, 59 moves, 1-0

Ehlvest vs A Volodin, 2012
(B48) Sicilian, Taimanov Variation, 79 moves, 1-0

Kamsky vs Shirov, 2009 
(A14) English, 60 moves, 0-1

bishop dominates night
P Brandts vs Timman, 1974 
(E98) King's Indian, Orthodox, Taimanov, 9.Ne1, 50 moves, 0-1

Karpov vs Simanov, 1964 
(B24) Sicilian, Closed, 59 moves, 1-0

RR VS RBB
D Strenzwilk vs L Christiansen, 1986
(A02) Bird's Opening, 44 moves, 0-1

Letelier vs F J Perez Perez, 1963
(E70) King's Indian, 57 moves, 1-0

A Turner vs Fischer, 1956 
(E68) King's Indian, Fianchetto, Classical Variation, 8.e4, 53 moves, 1-0

K Mona vs K Rathnakaran, 2015
(A67) Benoni, Taimanov Variation, 69 moves, 0-1

Timo Syvalahti vs M Codenotti, 2015
(D97) Grunfeld, Russian, 57 moves, 0-1

N Abdusattorov vs R Vaishali, 2015 
(C78) Ruy Lopez, 62 moves, 0-1

I Novikov vs Zsuzsa Polgar, 1990
(D58) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tartakower (Makagonov-Bondarevsky) Syst, 66 moves, 1-0

P San Segundo Carrillo vs Zsuzsa Polgar, 1992
(D19) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, Dutch, 55 moves, 0-1

Judit Polgar vs Short, 1996 
(B57) Sicilian, 58 moves, 1-0

Kupreichik vs Yusupov, 1982
(C24) Bishop's Opening, 42 moves, 1-0

L Gutman vs Kupreichik, 1984
(D20) Queen's Gambit Accepted, 37 moves, 0-1

A H Wohl vs S Sending, 2003
(B20) Sicilian, 48 moves, 1-0

M Mozharov vs S Arslanov, 2009
(D20) Queen's Gambit Accepted, 51 moves, 1-0

Keres vs Smyslov, 1941 
(D96) Grunfeld, Russian Variation, 91 moves, 1/2-1/2

Taimanov vs Fischer, 1960 
(E46) Nimzo-Indian, 87 moves, 1/2-1/2

Kasparov vs Karpov, 1990 
(C92) Ruy Lopez, Closed, 57 moves, 1-0

Karpov vs M Wills, 1972 
(B04) Alekhine's Defense, Modern, 66 moves, 1-0

Kramnik vs Bareev, 2005 
(D15) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 46 moves, 0-1

Wang Yue vs M Vachier-Lagrave, 2006
(A48) King's Indian, 51 moves, 1-0

A Zinkl vs Schlechter, 1894 
(C49) Four Knights, 50 moves, 1-0

Kramnik vs Svidler, 2014 
(A04) Reti Opening, 63 moves, 1-0

Grischuk vs Kramnik, 2014
(A45) Queen's Pawn Game, 53 moves, 1-0

Komodo vs Gull, 2016
(B45) Sicilian, Taimanov, 52 moves, 1/2-1/2

Komodo vs Laser 11, 2016
(B50) Sicilian, 124 moves, 1-0

Kramnik vs Gelfand, 2001 
(E06) Catalan, Closed, 5.Nf3, 60 moves, 1-0

Gelfand vs Kramnik, 2003 
(A15) English, 75 moves, 0-1

Kamsky vs Kramnik, 2008
(C65) Ruy Lopez, Berlin Defense, 81 moves, 0-1

Short vs I Cheparinov, 2008 
(B92) Sicilian, Najdorf, Opocensky Variation, 72 moves, 1-0

Adams vs Kramnik, 2013 
(C65) Ruy Lopez, Berlin Defense, 75 moves, 0-1

E E Middleton vs Rubinstein, 1905 
(C11) French, 47 moves, 1/2-1/2

Topalov vs Nakamura, 2014 
(E97) King's Indian, 79 moves, 1-0

Bogoljubov vs Rubinstein, 1930 
(D63) Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense, 77 moves, 1-0

V Zvjaginsev vs V Zakhartsov, 2016
(B51) Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack, 67 moves, 0-1

missed win by white
J Corzo vs Capablanca, 1901 
(C67) Ruy Lopez, 40 moves, 1/2-1/2

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