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Exchange sacs - 3
Compiled by obrit
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Tartakower vs L Steiner, 1923
(C44) King's Pawn Game, 49 moves, 1-0

G Norman vs Tartakower, 1924 
(A83) Dutch, Staunton Gambit, 30 moves, 0-1

Tartakower vs Janowski, 1924 
(A09) Reti Opening, 32 moves, 1-0

Tartakower vs Saemisch, 1925 
(A28) English, 30 moves, 1-0

Tartakower vs B Kostic, 1926 
(A15) English, 55 moves, 0-1

Tartakower vs R Crepeaux, 1926
(C15) French, Winawer, 29 moves, 1-0

Tartakower vs E Canal, 1950 
(A11) English, Caro-Kann Defensive System, 27 moves, 1-0

Tartakower vs Yates, 1930
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 56 moves, 1-0

Tartakower vs Kashdan, 1931
(D35) Queen's Gambit Declined, 51 moves, 1-0

L Steiner vs Tartakower, 1931
(B58) Sicilian, 41 moves, 0-1

Tartakower vs W Winter, 1932  
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 25 moves, 1-0

A M Broer vs Tartakower, 1933
(D53) Queen's Gambit Declined, 37 moves, 0-1

R P Michell vs Tartakower, 1936
(D31) Queen's Gambit Declined, 25 moves, 0-1

A Becker vs Tartakower, 1936
(B05) Alekhine's Defense, Modern, 38 moves, 0-1

Tartakower vs Prins, 1936 
(A02) Bird's Opening, 20 moves, 1-0

Tartakower vs Alekhine, 1936 
(A45) Queen's Pawn Game, 35 moves, 0-1

V Castaldi vs Tartakower, 1937 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 16 moves, 1-0

Balashov vs Tseshkovsky, 1975
(A48) King's Indian, 36 moves, 0-1

Tseshkovsky vs Smyslov, 1976
(C16) French, Winawer, 33 moves, 0-1

Khodos vs Tseshkovsky, 1978
(A33) English, Symmetrical, 38 moves, 0-1

Razuvaev vs Tseshkovsky, 1978
(A57) Benko Gambit, 42 moves, 0-1

Tseshkovsky vs F Trois, 1979
(C72) Ruy Lopez, Modern Steinitz Defense, 5.O-O, 35 moves, 1-0

Tseshkovsky vs G Kuzmin, 1979
(B07) Pirc, 50 moves, 1-0

Tseshkovsky vs Beliavsky, 1980 
(C92) Ruy Lopez, Closed, 41 moves, 0-1

wow
A Vitolinsh vs Tseshkovsky, 1981
(B94) Sicilian, Najdorf, 68 moves, 1-0

Yusupov vs Tseshkovsky, 1981
(A31) English, Symmetrical, Benoni Formation, 41 moves, 1-0

I Hausner vs Tseshkovsky, 1981
(A31) English, Symmetrical, Benoni Formation, 37 moves, 0-1

A Schneider vs Tseshkovsky, 1983
(A56) Benoni Defense, 40 moves, 0-1

Nimzowitsch vs Hilse, 1904 
(C25) Vienna, 65 moves, 1-0

Nimzowitsch vs Albin, 1905 
(B02) Alekhine's Defense, 38 moves, 1-0

Spielmann vs Nimzowitsch, 1908
(D32) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch, 36 moves, 0-1

Saemisch vs Bogoljubov, 1920 
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 33 moves, 0-1

Harmonist vs Tarrasch, 1887 
(C14) French, Classical, 38 moves, 0-1

J Mieses vs Tarrasch, 1888 
(C25) Vienna, 34 moves, 1-0

K Eckart vs Tarrasch, 1889 
(C50) Giuoco Piano, 33 moves, 1-0

Huebner vs Kramnik, 1996
(B66) Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack, 7...a6, 27 moves, 0-1

Kramnik vs Nijboer, 1998 
(B05) Alekhine's Defense, Modern, 46 moves, 1-0

Kramnik vs Van Wely, 2007 
(D11) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 40 moves, 1-0

Kramnik vs Mamedyarov, 2008 
(A52) Budapest Gambit, 39 moves, 0-1

I Polgar vs H Westerinen, 1966 
(E75) King's Indian, Averbakh, Main line, 47 moves, 1-0

returning back the exchange
Zsuzsa Polgar vs M Bajovic, 1983
(D19) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, Dutch, 36 moves, 1-0

R C Lemon vs Speelman, 1972
(E75) King's Indian, Averbakh, Main line, 46 moves, 1-0

Speelman vs A Lein, 1981
(E07) Catalan, Closed, 38 moves, 0-1

Speelman vs A Kuligowski, 1981
(A04) Reti Opening, 40 moves, 0-1

Amelia Hernandez vs Judit Polgar, 1986 
(A36) English, 36 moves, 0-1

exchange to activate knight pair in closed positions
M Pein vs Zsuzsa Polgar, 1986
(D21) Queen's Gambit Accepted, 35 moves, 0-1

invading opponent position can lead to suffocation
Sahovic vs Zsuzsa Polgar, 1988
(A45) Queen's Pawn Game, 65 moves, 0-1

Porubin vs Judit Polgar, 1988
(B24) Sicilian, Closed, 31 moves, 0-1

T Lie vs R McShane, 2001
(E81) King's Indian, Samisch, 44 moves, 1-0

R Buhmann vs McShane, 2001
(B06) Robatsch, 46 moves, 1-0

E Berg vs McShane, 2002
(B33) Sicilian, 50 moves, 0-1

A Timofeev vs McShane, 2002
(B30) Sicilian, 65 moves, 1-0

returning back the exchange
B Thorfinnsson vs McShane, 2002
(D97) Grunfeld, Russian, 30 moves, 0-1

V Winz vs Golombek, 1935
(A45) Queen's Pawn Game, 37 moves, 0-1

Pirc vs Golombek, 1939 
(A05) Reti Opening, 21 moves, 1-0

Bogoljubov vs O'Kelly, 1939
(E14) Queen's Indian, 26 moves, 1-0

Keres vs O'Kelly, 1952 
(E30) Nimzo-Indian, Leningrad, 70 moves, 1-0

A Beni vs O'Kelly, 1954
(E26) Nimzo-Indian, Samisch, 34 moves, 0-1

O'Kelly vs J H Donner, 1963
(D55) Queen's Gambit Declined, 38 moves, 0-1

Letelier vs O'Kelly, 1963
(E14) Queen's Indian, 60 moves, 0-1

L Schmitt vs Uhlmann, 1953 
(A26) English, 46 moves, 1-0

Speelman vs Hebden, 1985
(E92) King's Indian, 39 moves, 1-0

Speelman vs Seirawan, 1988
(D11) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 35 moves, 1-0

K Kaiszauri vs Seirawan, 1979
(A30) English, Symmetrical, 54 moves, 0-1

Seirawan vs Short, 1979 
(A36) English, 40 moves, 0-1

Seirawan vs Miles, 1981
(A31) English, Symmetrical, Benoni Formation, 39 moves, 0-1

Fedorowicz vs Seirawan, 1981
(E15) Queen's Indian, 53 moves, 0-1

Portisch vs Seirawan, 1982
(A41) Queen's Pawn Game (with ...d6), 38 moves, 1-0

Polugaevsky vs Seirawan, 1982
(E12) Queen's Indian, 49 moves, 1-0

Seirawan vs Portisch, 1983 
(E38) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, 4...c5, 36 moves, 1-0

Seirawan vs D Gurevich, 1985 
(A61) Benoni, 36 moves, 1-0

Rohde vs Seirawan, 1986 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 40 moves, 0-1

Seirawan vs E Torre, 1987
(A41) Queen's Pawn Game (with ...d6), 56 moves, 1-0

a masterful performance
Seirawan vs Kudrin, 1987 
(A36) English, 35 moves, 1-0

Korchnoi vs Seirawan, 1987 
(A15) English, 41 moves, 1-0

Seirawan vs Joel Benjamin, 1989 
(E33) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, 44 moves, 0-1

Fedorowicz vs Seirawan, 1991 
(B13) Caro-Kann, Exchange, 56 moves, 0-1

Seirawan vs J Brenninkmeijer, 1992 
(A28) English, 48 moves, 0-1

a classic demolition
Seirawan vs P Zarnicki, 1993 
(E21) Nimzo-Indian, Three Knights, 27 moves, 1-0

Seirawan vs J Egger, 2000 
(E77) King's Indian, 31 moves, 1-0

L Christiansen vs Seirawan, 1993 
(B08) Pirc, Classical, 58 moves, 1-0

Seirawan vs R A Fernandez, 1993
(B33) Sicilian, 41 moves, 0-1

C H Alexander vs Larsen, 1956 
(B96) Sicilian, Najdorf, 40 moves, 0-1

Larsen vs L Alster, 1957
(A43) Old Benoni, 41 moves, 1-0

Larsen vs Panno, 1958 
(B68) Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack, 7...a6 Defense, 9...Be7, 30 moves, 0-1

Larsen vs F Olafsson, 1958 
(A05) Reti Opening, 33 moves, 0-1

Larsen vs G Barcza, 1959
(A03) Bird's Opening, 45 moves, 0-1

sac gives whites pieces a burst of life
Larsen vs B Andersen, 1960
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 40 moves, 1-0

Larsen vs R Toran Albero, 1960
(A02) Bird's Opening, 41 moves, 1-0

Larsen vs B Andersen, 1960 
(C00) French Defense, 45 moves, 0-1

Eigil Pedersen vs Larsen, 1963
(B14) Caro-Kann, Panov-Botvinnik Attack, 26 moves, 0-1

Larsen vs D D van Geet, 1964 
(A03) Bird's Opening, 51 moves, 1-0

Larsen vs O Jakobsen, 1964 
(B21) Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4, 26 moves, 1-0

Larsen vs P Trifunovic, 1965 
(B14) Caro-Kann, Panov-Botvinnik Attack, 30 moves, 0-1

Larsen vs Ujtelky, 1965
(B06) Robatsch, 41 moves, 1-0

Larsen vs Ivkov, 1965 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 50 moves, 0-1

Tarjan vs Larsen, 1968 
(B61) Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer, Larsen Variation, 7.Qd2, 34 moves, 0-1

Hort vs Larsen, 1968 
(A41) Queen's Pawn Game (with ...d6), 28 moves, 1-0

Benko vs Larsen, 1968 
(A10) English, 36 moves, 0-1

for defence
S Tatai vs Larsen, 1970
(B60) Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer, 35 moves, 0-1

L Piasetski vs Larsen, 1970 
(A04) Reti Opening, 29 moves, 0-1

Larsen vs W Schmidt, 1971 
(A02) Bird's Opening, 41 moves, 0-1

W Schmidt vs Larsen, 1971
(A04) Reti Opening, 50 moves, 0-1

A Medina Garcia vs Larsen, 1972 
(B06) Robatsch, 32 moves, 0-1

Uhlmann vs Larsen, 1973 
(A10) English, 38 moves, 0-1

A Mengarini vs Larsen, 1972 
(E61) King's Indian, 51 moves, 1-0

Robert E Byrne vs Larsen, 1976 
(B42) Sicilian, Kan, 52 moves, 1-0

Larsen vs F Olafsson, 1978
(B83) Sicilian, 40 moves, 1-0

Spassky vs Larsen, 1978 
(B18) Caro-Kann, Classical, 21 moves, 1-0

Karpov vs Larsen, 1979 
(B15) Caro-Kann, 40 moves, 1-0

Hort vs Larsen, 1980 
(A41) Queen's Pawn Game (with ...d6), 36 moves, 1-0

Larsen vs Ulf Andersson, 1980
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 69 moves, 0-1

G Malbran vs Larsen, 1981 
(C68) Ruy Lopez, Exchange, 26 moves, 0-1

Karsten Larsen vs D Palo, 2001
(A04) Reti Opening, 40 moves, 0-1

Larsen vs G Montoro, 2000
(A04) Reti Opening, 30 moves, 1-0

Spassky vs Larsen, 1982
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 38 moves, 1-0

welldone larsen
Larsen vs Najdorf, 1983
(E17) Queen's Indian, 42 moves, 1-0

Larsen vs A Haik, 1984 
(A25) English, 48 moves, 0-1

returning the exchange
Larsen vs L Karlsson, 1985
(A25) English, 53 moves, 1-0

Dlugy vs Larsen, 1986
(E15) Queen's Indian, 58 moves, 0-1

Larsen vs Leonardo Maestro, 1988
(D34) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch, 52 moves, 1-0

Larsen vs K Arakhamia-Grant, 1994
(A15) English, 43 moves, 1-0

Larsen vs J Kristiansen, 1991 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 37 moves, 1-0

Larsen vs P H Nielsen, 1991 
(E97) King's Indian, 57 moves, 0-1

a beautiful double rook sac
M Eriksson vs Karsten Larsen, 2009
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 40 moves, 0-1

N Hjelm vs Knud Larsen, 2004
(E60) King's Indian Defense, 41 moves, 1-0

Larsen vs P Lafuente, 2004 
(A30) English, Symmetrical, 59 moves, 0-1

Chiburdanidze vs N Alexandria, 1981 
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 42 moves, 0-1

N Alexandria vs Chiburdanidze, 1982
(A42) Modern Defense, Averbakh System, 26 moves, 0-1

Chiburdanidze vs V Malaniuk, 1982 
(D85) Grunfeld, 26 moves, 1-0

T Ledic vs Chiburdanidze, 1982
(E84) King's Indian, Samisch, Panno Main line, 40 moves, 0-1

Chiburdanidze vs Bagirov, 1983
(B05) Alekhine's Defense, Modern, 42 moves, 0-1

Chiburdanidze vs Levitina, 1984
(C03) French, Tarrasch, 41 moves, 1-0

Chiburdanidze vs S Kindermann, 1984
(B85) Sicilian, Scheveningen, Classical, 48 moves, 1-0

A Maric vs Chiburdanidze, 1990
(E94) King's Indian, Orthodox, 48 moves, 0-1

M Maric vs Chiburdanidze, 1992 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 31 moves, 0-1

Chiburdanidze vs A Brustman, 1996
(A16) English, 41 moves, 1-0

K Mueller vs Chiburdanidze, 2000
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 37 moves, 0-1

Chiburdanidze vs A Stefanova, 2004
(A50) Queen's Pawn Game, 55 moves, 0-1

V Cmilyte vs Chiburdanidze, 2004
(E12) Queen's Indian, 64 moves, 1-0

Koneru vs T Bakre, 2001 
(A04) Reti Opening, 36 moves, 0-1

Hoang Thanh Trang vs Koneru, 2005 
(A43) Old Benoni, 76 moves, 1-0

Koneru vs Z Medvegy, 2005
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 57 moves, 0-1

Bologan vs Koneru, 2012
(C24) Bishop's Opening, 56 moves, 1-0

Bologan vs P Haba, 1992
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 40 moves, 1-0

Smirin vs Bologan, 1992
(B09) Pirc, Austrian Attack, 60 moves, 1-0

Lautier vs Bologan, 1992 
(E81) King's Indian, Samisch, 41 moves, 1-0

Bologan vs Sveshnikov, 1995 
(B32) Sicilian, 31 moves, 0-1

Bologan vs Ivanchuk, 1996
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 71 moves, 0-1

A Umgaev vs Bologan, 1997
(E97) King's Indian, 45 moves, 0-1

defence
J C Alvarez Marquez vs Bologan, 2012 
(A50) Queen's Pawn Game, 35 moves, 0-1

sac to control queen side
Pelletier vs Bologan, 2011
(A04) Reti Opening, 31 moves, 0-1

H Stevic vs Bologan, 2011
(B20) Sicilian, 36 moves, 0-1

Bologan vs I Salgado Lopez, 2011
(C00) French Defense, 55 moves, 0-1

Bologan vs Rozentalis, 1998 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 35 moves, 1-0

Bologan vs D Bucher, 1999
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 31 moves, 1-0

Caruana vs G Lettieri, 2005
(B50) Sicilian, 49 moves, 0-1

R Lendwai vs Caruana, 2011
(A28) English, 40 moves, 0-1

G Meier vs Caruana, 2011 
(A04) Reti Opening, 63 moves, 1-0

Negi vs Caruana, 2011 
(C84) Ruy Lopez, Closed, 49 moves, 0-1

V Onischuk vs Caruana, 2006 
(C18) French, Winawer, 29 moves, 0-1

Caruana vs Korchnoi, 2008 
(C80) Ruy Lopez, Open, 63 moves, 1-0

Caruana vs Motylev, 2008 
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 36 moves, 0-1

Kramnik vs Caruana, 2010 
(A15) English, 28 moves, 1-0

A Deviatkin vs Caruana, 2009 
(B40) Sicilian, 52 moves, 0-1

Razuvaev vs Motylev, 1997
(E67) King's Indian, Fianchetto, 44 moves, 1-0

X Peng vs Motylev, 2001
(C42) Petrov Defense, 42 moves, 0-1

Motylev vs M Bluvshtein, 2011
(C65) Ruy Lopez, Berlin Defense, 31 moves, 1-0

K G Shirazi vs Motylev, 2011
(B32) Sicilian, 26 moves, 0-1

A Sokolov vs I Novikov, 1984 
(B93) Sicilian, Najdorf, 6.f4, 43 moves, 1-0

A Sokolov vs Yusupov, 1986 
(C19) French, Winawer, Advance, 72 moves, 0-1

I Sokolov vs Vaganian, 1987
(D35) Queen's Gambit Declined, 54 moves, 0-1

I Marinkovic vs A Sokolov, 1990
(C25) Vienna, 43 moves, 0-1

Nunn vs E Formanek, 1973
(B56) Sicilian, 36 moves, 0-1

Nunn vs W J Westerveld, 1973 
(B39) Sicilian, Accelerated Fianchetto, Breyer Variation, 38 moves, 1-0

Ruben Rodriguez vs Nunn, 1975 
(A17) English, 32 moves, 0-1

J C Letzelter vs Nunn, 1976 
(B06) Robatsch, 39 moves, 0-1

R Britton vs Nunn, 1978 
(B06) Robatsch, 36 moves, 0-1

Petursson vs Nunn, 1982
(E84) King's Indian, Samisch, Panno Main line, 29 moves, 0-1

wow
S Conquest vs Nunn, 1993 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 34 moves, 0-1

masterful
Nunn vs A Haik, 1983
(B32) Sicilian, 35 moves, 1-0

Nunn vs J Hunt, 1984
(B06) Robatsch, 28 moves, 1-0

J M Gomez Esteban vs Nunn, 1992
(E81) King's Indian, Samisch, 28 moves, 0-1

K Berg vs Nunn, 1985
(A17) English, 53 moves, 0-1

Murey vs Nunn, 1985
(E84) King's Indian, Samisch, Panno Main line, 44 moves, 1-0

Huebner vs Nunn, 1986
(C61) Ruy Lopez, Bird's Defense, 28 moves, 1-0

Nunn vs H Neunhoeffer, 1986
(C91) Ruy Lopez, Closed, 51 moves, 1-0

Nunn vs Ljubojevic, 1988
(B77) Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack, 40 moves, 0-1

S Gross vs Nunn, 1990 
(E92) King's Indian, 34 moves, 0-1

Robatsch vs Ljubojevic, 1972 
(B04) Alekhine's Defense, Modern, 40 moves, 0-1

Ljubojevic vs Matulovic, 1975
(B44) Sicilian, 80 moves, 1-0

Ljubojevic vs S Schweber, 1979
(B10) Caro-Kann, 57 moves, 1-0

Kavalek vs Ljubojevic, 1981 
(E16) Queen's Indian, 40 moves, 1-0

A Kochyev vs Miles, 1974 
(B76) Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack, 46 moves, 0-1

Miles vs Z Mestrovic, 1978 
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 35 moves, 1-0

Miles vs Gligoric, 1979
(D85) Grunfeld, 34 moves, 0-1

wow
H Heemsoth vs Gligoric, 1959 
(A62) Benoni, Fianchetto Variation, 44 moves, 0-1

R Cantero vs Gligoric, 1960
(B80) Sicilian, Scheveningen, 44 moves, 0-1

to launch an attack
Gligoric vs D Mardle, 1965
(A56) Benoni Defense, 34 moves, 1-0

Gligoric vs T Bjornsson, 1964 
(B08) Pirc, Classical, 39 moves, 1-0

Gligoric vs Keres, 1965 
(C99) Ruy Lopez, Closed, Chigorin, 12...cd, 52 moves, 0-1

Gligoric vs K Langeweg, 1970 
(E94) King's Indian, Orthodox, 42 moves, 1-0

Gligoric vs Wade, 1970 
(E57) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Main line with 8...dc and 9...cd, 24 moves, 1-0

Gligoric vs Fischer, 1970 
(E94) King's Indian, Orthodox, 65 moves, 0-1

Gligoric vs M Bobotsov, 1971
(D63) Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense, 40 moves, 1-0

Gligoric vs Zuckerman, 1974
(E97) King's Indian, 45 moves, 1-0

Karasev vs Gligoric, 2002
(A06) Reti Opening, 73 moves, 0-1

Gligoric vs Karpov, 1980 
(E42) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3 c5, 5.Ne2 (Rubinstein), 62 moves, 0-1

Kotov vs Polugaevsky, 1958
(E69) King's Indian, Fianchetto, Classical Main line, 46 moves, 0-1

Polugaevsky vs Averbakh, 1960
(A35) English, Symmetrical, 38 moves, 0-1

center sac
Adams vs Onischuk, 1995
(C78) Ruy Lopez, 31 moves, 0-1

Sikov vs Korchnoi, 1950 
(A85) Dutch, with c4 & Nc3, 44 moves, 0-1

Korchnoi vs Geller, 1954 
(B64) Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack, 25 moves, 1-0

Korchnoi vs B Nazarov, 1956
(E62) King's Indian, Fianchetto, 41 moves, 1-0

V Tarasov vs Korchnoi, 1957 
(B29) Sicilian, Nimzovich-Rubinstein, 30 moves, 0-1

O Kaminsky vs Estrin, 1971 
(D38) Queen's Gambit Declined, Ragozin Variation, 26 moves, 1-0

Korchnoi vs A Khasin, 1961 
(D38) Queen's Gambit Declined, Ragozin Variation, 41 moves, 1-0

Korchnoi vs Tal, 1962 
(A62) Benoni, Fianchetto Variation, 54 moves, 1-0

Stein vs Korchnoi, 1964 
(B84) Sicilian, Scheveningen, 47 moves, 1-0

Polugaevsky vs Korchnoi, 1966 
(A17) English, 31 moves, 1-0

Korchnoi vs Boleslavsky, 1966 
(B32) Sicilian, 33 moves, 0-1

Korchnoi vs Tal, 1968 
(A14) English, 42 moves, 0-1

H Westerinen vs Korchnoi, 1968 
(C16) French, Winawer, 28 moves, 0-1

2bs vs rk
Korchnoi vs P N Lee, 1968
(E63) King's Indian, Fianchetto, Panno Variation, 35 moves, 1-0

Korchnoi vs Spassky, 1968 
(A27) English, Three Knights System, 58 moves, 0-1

S Garcia Martinez vs Korchnoi, 1969
(C05) French, Tarrasch, 49 moves, 0-1

Korchnoi vs Podgaets, 1970
(E81) King's Indian, Samisch, 44 moves, 1-0

Bronstein vs Korchnoi, 1970 
(A34) English, Symmetrical, 44 moves, 1-0

Jansa vs Korchnoi, 1969 
(C16) French, Winawer, 42 moves, 0-1

Korchnoi vs V Tukmakov, 1971 
(D97) Grunfeld, Russian, 40 moves, 0-1

G Botterill vs Korchnoi, 1972 
(A56) Benoni Defense, 38 moves, 0-1

Korchnoi vs R Hartoch, 1972
(A56) Benoni Defense, 46 moves, 1-0

2bs vs 2rs
Korchnoi vs Balashov, 1972
(D63) Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense, 33 moves, 0-1

Tringov vs Korchnoi, 1972 
(C19) French, Winawer, Advance, 52 moves, 0-1

Lutikov vs Korchnoi, 1972 
(B45) Sicilian, Taimanov, 36 moves, 0-1

Huebner vs Korchnoi, 1973 
(C81) Ruy Lopez, Open, Howell Attack, 34 moves, 1-0

for center
Korchnoi vs E Guzman, 1990
(A53) Old Indian, 37 moves, 1-0

Korchnoi vs B Belotti, 1990 
(A15) English, 43 moves, 1-0

endgame virtuso
Miles vs Korchnoi, 1989
(D37) Queen's Gambit Declined, 70 moves, 0-1

Zsofia Polgar vs Lputian, 1991
(C18) French, Winawer, 33 moves, 0-1

D Ballesteros vs Judit Polgar, 1991
(E60) King's Indian Defense, 36 moves, 0-1

Azmaiparashvili vs Judit Polgar, 1991
(E92) King's Indian, 35 moves, 1-0

Zsofia Polgar vs R Kuijf, 1991
(B32) Sicilian, 39 moves, 0-1

Zsuzsa Polgar vs Psakhis, 1992
(E15) Queen's Indian, 45 moves, 0-1

Nunn vs Judit Polgar, 1992
(B40) Sicilian, 28 moves, 1-0

Karpov vs Korchnoi, 1978 
(C82) Ruy Lopez, Open, 50 moves, 1-0

Short vs Korchnoi, 1980 
(C77) Ruy Lopez, 36 moves, 0-1

2BS + KNIGHT VS R+B+KNIGHT
Korchnoi vs K Honfi, 1981 
(A62) Benoni, Fianchetto Variation, 26 moves, 1-0

Browne vs Korchnoi, 1982 
(E12) Queen's Indian, 38 moves, 1-0

Sosonko vs Korchnoi, 1982
(D96) Grunfeld, Russian Variation, 36 moves, 1-0

Korchnoi vs H Bohm, 1982
(A10) English, 40 moves, 1-0

Korchnoi vs D Gurevich, 1983 
(E42) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3 c5, 5.Ne2 (Rubinstein), 22 moves, 1-0

Korchnoi vs Portisch, 1983 
(A33) English, Symmetrical, 35 moves, 1-0

Sosonko vs Korchnoi, 1984
(E04) Catalan, Open, 5.Nf3, 25 moves, 0-1

2B + K VS 2R+K
Korchnoi vs Suba, 1984 
(A70) Benoni, Classical with 7.Nf3, 31 moves, 0-1

Thunder applause
Korchnoi vs U Rueetschi, 1984 
(A56) Benoni Defense, 39 moves, 1-0

Y Gruenfeld vs Korchnoi, 1985
(C83) Ruy Lopez, Open, 37 moves, 0-1

the bishop pair initiative
J Sander vs Korchnoi, 1985
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 34 moves, 0-1

H Ree vs Korchnoi, 1985
(E12) Queen's Indian, 41 moves, 0-1

Miles vs Korchnoi, 1986
(A15) English, 40 moves, 1-0

Korchnoi vs Timman, 1986 
(A04) Reti Opening, 54 moves, 0-1

Korchnoi vs Flear, 1986 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 37 moves, 1-0

wow
Short vs Korchnoi, 1986 
(C19) French, Winawer, Advance, 36 moves, 0-1

Korchnoi vs Huebner, 1986 
(D46) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 64 moves, 1-0

Korchnoi vs A Greenfeld, 1986 
(A32) English, Symmetrical Variation, 22 moves, 0-1

Korchnoi vs V Tukmakov, 1987 
(D45) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 32 moves, 0-1

Korchnoi vs F Baragar, 1987
(A16) English, 58 moves, 1-0

Hertneck vs T Ernst, 1987
(A61) Benoni, 45 moves, 1-0

Jansa vs Hertneck, 1987
(C05) French, Tarrasch, 41 moves, 1-0

F Roski vs Hertneck, 1988
(A13) English, 31 moves, 1-0

Hertneck vs D Maxion, 1989
(B08) Pirc, Classical, 29 moves, 1-0

Uhlmann vs Sliwa, 1957 
(A21) English, 37 moves, 1-0

E Haag vs Uhlmann, 1959
(C02) French, Advance, 49 moves, 0-1

Unzicker vs Uhlmann, 1962 
(C18) French, Winawer, 27 moves, 0-1

Sajtar vs Pachman, 1943 
(E47) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3 O-O 5.Bd3, 23 moves, 1-0

Pachman vs Bondarevsky, 1948
(A81) Dutch, 37 moves, 0-1

Ujtelky vs Pachman, 1949
(D43) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 31 moves, 0-1

bishops of opposite colour
Filip vs Pachman, 1953 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 60 moves, 1-0

Bronstein vs B Ratner, 1939 
(B20) Sicilian, 35 moves, 1-0

Bronstein vs V Saigin, 1945
(C19) French, Winawer, Advance, 38 moves, 1-0

Bronstein vs C Kottnauer, 1946 
(B50) Sicilian, 42 moves, 1-0

Bronstein vs A Magergut, 1947
(A80) Dutch, 38 moves, 1-0

P Jaracz vs K Kuzmicz, 2012
(B18) Caro-Kann, Classical, 36 moves, 0-1

W Moranda vs A Mista, 2012
(D07) Queen's Gambit Declined, Chigorin Defense, 29 moves, 1-0

A Leniart vs M Olszewski, 2012
(B96) Sicilian, Najdorf, 50 moves, 1-0

W Moranda vs M Bartel, 2012
(E11) Bogo-Indian Defense, 76 moves, 0-1

A Zatonskih vs S Swaminathan, 2012
(A15) English, 40 moves, 0-1

R Kulkarni vs D Lam, 2012
(B22) Sicilian, Alapin, 27 moves, 1-0

E Auvinen vs A Dunn, 2012
(B13) Caro-Kann, Exchange, 34 moves, 0-1

Taimanov vs Spassky, 1956 
(A49) King's Indian, Fianchetto without c4, 57 moves, 1-0

Spassky vs Lisitsin, 1956 
(E30) Nimzo-Indian, Leningrad, 43 moves, 1-0

Spassky vs V Mikenas, 1962 
(D29) Queen's Gambit Accepted, Classical, 45 moves, 1-0

Nezhmetdinov vs Spassky, 1964 
(C84) Ruy Lopez, Closed, 51 moves, 1-0

Spassky vs D Griego, 1986
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 42 moves, 1-0

Spassky vs Ghitescu, 1967 
(A56) Benoni Defense, 36 moves, 1-0

Fischer vs Spassky, 1972 
(D59) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tartakower, 41 moves, 1-0

Spassky vs I Nei, 1975 
(D16) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 35 moves, 1-0

N Dzagnidze vs G Mammadova, 2012 
(A49) King's Indian, Fianchetto without c4, 47 moves, 0-1

returning the exchange
Keene vs J N Sugden, 1962
(D44) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 42 moves, 1-0

Keene vs J Redon, 1964  
(A80) Dutch, 40 moves, 1-0

P Watling vs Keene, 1964
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 59 moves, 0-1

I Zaitsev vs V Tukmakov, 1972
(B89) Sicilian, 35 moves, 0-1

Geller vs M Damjanovic, 1967 
(D55) Queen's Gambit Declined, 44 moves, 1-0

R+B+B VS R+R+B exchange variation
U Geller vs O Troianescu, 1968
(A36) English, 70 moves, 1-0

Geller vs Csom, 1973
(B62) Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer, 41 moves, 1-0

D Rovner vs Tal, 1955 
(C05) French, Tarrasch, 26 moves, 0-1

Tal vs Gurgenidze, 1959 
(B36) Sicilian, Accelerated Fianchetto, 67 moves, 1-0

Shirov vs G Forintos, 1989 
(A04) Reti Opening, 38 moves, 1-0

Lautier vs Shirov, 1990 
(E63) King's Indian, Fianchetto, Panno Variation, 32 moves, 0-1

M Krasenkow vs Shirov, 1990
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 32 moves, 0-1

Shirov vs Z Lanka, 1991
(E98) King's Indian, Orthodox, Taimanov, 9.Ne1, 49 moves, 1-0

Bareev vs Shirov, 1991
(D47) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 45 moves, 0-1

returning back the exchange
M Gurevich vs Shirov, 1992
(E97) King's Indian, 75 moves, 1-0

wow
Shirov vs Miles, 1992
(E00) Queen's Pawn Game, 38 moves, 1-0

Shirov vs Hjartarson, 1993
(B49) Sicilian, Taimanov Variation, 40 moves, 1-0

returning the exchange
Shirov vs Salov, 1993 
(B45) Sicilian, Taimanov, 40 moves, 0-1

Shirov vs Yusupov, 1993
(C49) Four Knights, 45 moves, 1-0

Shirov vs Zsuzsa Polgar, 1994 
(C19) French, Winawer, Advance, 34 moves, 1-0

Lautier vs Shirov, 1994
(E80) King's Indian, Samisch Variation, 43 moves, 1-0

Van Wely vs H Dalderop, 1987 
(B06) Robatsch, 24 moves, 1-0

H Hamdouchi vs Van Wely, 1987
(B06) Robatsch, 50 moves, 0-1

Van Wely vs R Caessens, 1988
(E94) King's Indian, Orthodox, 49 moves, 0-1

Shirov vs Gelfand, 1995 
(B96) Sicilian, Najdorf, 69 moves, 0-1

Shirov vs I Miladinovic, 1995 
(B49) Sicilian, Taimanov Variation, 37 moves, 1-0

V Maidla vs Shirov, 1996
(B62) Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer, 42 moves, 0-1

M Gurevich vs Shirov, 1996
(D15) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 43 moves, 0-1

defensive exchange
Judit Polgar vs Shirov, 1996
(B06) Robatsch, 35 moves, 0-1

Shirov vs R Bordell Rosell, 1996
(E44) Nimzo-Indian, Fischer Variation, 5.Ne2, 42 moves, 1-0

Shirov vs Ivanchuk, 1998 
(B17) Caro-Kann, Steinitz Variation, 47 moves, 0-1

Bacrot vs Shirov, 2000 
(A52) Budapest Gambit, 32 moves, 0-1

K Lundback vs E Schiller, 2012
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 46 moves, 0-1

de Firmian vs Ivanchuk, 1989 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 34 moves, 0-1

E Maljutin vs Ivanchuk, 1989
(C69) Ruy Lopez, Exchange, Gligoric Variation, 35 moves, 0-1

Illescas Cordoba vs Ivanchuk, 1992 
(C55) Two Knights Defense, 57 moves, 0-1

Ivanchuk vs Bareev, 1993 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 27 moves, 1-0

Ivanchuk vs Kamsky, 1994 
(B78) Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack, 10.castle long, 30 moves, 0-1

Ivanchuk vs Korchnoi, 1994 
(B39) Sicilian, Accelerated Fianchetto, Breyer Variation, 37 moves, 1-0

Lautier vs Ivanchuk, 1999 
(D49) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, Meran, 44 moves, 1-0

M Narciso Dublan vs Ivanchuk, 2005 
(D90) Grunfeld, 49 moves, 0-1

L Bruzon Batista vs Ivanchuk, 2005 
(B92) Sicilian, Najdorf, Opocensky Variation, 77 moves, 0-1

Ivanchuk vs D Shkuran, 2004 
(D16) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 40 moves, 1-0

Ivanchuk vs Kiril D Georgiev, 2006 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 42 moves, 1-0

P Aderito vs Ivanchuk, 2007 
(B11) Caro-Kann, Two Knights, 3...Bg4, 41 moves, 0-1

Tkachiev vs Ivanchuk, 2008
(B22) Sicilian, Alapin, 75 moves, 0-1

Ponomariov vs Ivanchuk, 2008
(C92) Ruy Lopez, Closed, 36 moves, 0-1

Kamsky vs Ivanchuk, 2008
(A15) English, 65 moves, 0-1

Mamedyarov vs Ivanchuk, 2008
(E17) Queen's Indian, 51 moves, 0-1

Ivanchuk vs Kosteniuk, 2009 
(C25) Vienna, 32 moves, 1-0

BB VS RR
Ivanchuk vs D Andreikin, 2011 
(A56) Benoni Defense, 46 moves, 1-0

RR VS RB
P Brochet vs Ivanchuk, 2010 
(C44) King's Pawn Game, 45 moves, 0-1

Akopian vs Ivanchuk, 2010 
(D39) Queen's Gambit Declined, Ragozin, Vienna Variation, 23 moves, 1-0

sac to trap queen
V Gashimov vs Ivanchuk, 2010 
(C84) Ruy Lopez, Closed, 36 moves, 1-0

Ivanchuk vs Grischuk, 2011 
(A30) English, Symmetrical, 42 moves, 1-0

M Kursova vs E Pavlidou, 2011
(E15) Queen's Indian, 69 moves, 1-0

S Grover vs S Ernst, 2011
(D16) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 29 moves, 0-1

Jobava vs A Pridorozhni, 2011
(D15) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 51 moves, 1-0

D Dubov vs C Lupulescu, 2011 
(E37) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, 30 moves, 0-1

M Steadman vs Zuhao Luke Li, 2011
(E77) King's Indian, 51 moves, 1-0

RR VS RB
F Fuatai vs A Krstev, 2011
(C11) French, 40 moves, 0-1

Macieja vs D Bojkov, 2006
(C45) Scotch Game, 54 moves, 1-0

I Dordevic vs A Ansell, 2011
(B18) Caro-Kann, Classical, 32 moves, 0-1

A Volodin vs I Vovk, 2011 
(A80) Dutch, 28 moves, 0-1

S Collins vs D Fritzinger, 2011 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 46 moves, 1-0

P Szuper vs N Pogonina, 2011 
(A31) English, Symmetrical, Benoni Formation, 60 moves, 1-0

J Urbina Perez vs J Gallagher, 2011
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 40 moves, 0-1

Kanep vs Akobian, 2011
(D55) Queen's Gambit Declined, 46 moves, 0-1

Kramnik vs Karjakin, 2010 
(A09) Reti Opening, 67 moves, 0-1

Karjakin vs R Mamedov, 2010
(B31) Sicilian, Rossolimo Variation, 41 moves, 0-1

Grischuk vs Karjakin, 2010
(D13) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, Exchange Variation, 46 moves, 0-1

Karjakin vs B Chatalbashev, 2009 
(B09) Pirc, Austrian Attack, 33 moves, 1-0

Karjakin vs Grischuk, 2009
(B20) Sicilian, 28 moves, 0-1

Karjakin vs Mamedyarov, 2009
(C70) Ruy Lopez, 56 moves, 1-0

Karjakin vs Bu Xiangzhi, 2008 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 36 moves, 0-1

R Mascarinas vs P Jigjidsuren, 1982 
(D33) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch, 34 moves, 1-0

V Vepkhvishvili vs Ozolinsh, 1982
(C84) Ruy Lopez, Closed, 46 moves, 1-0

wow
R Mamedov vs Kramnik, 2010
(B07) Pirc, 60 moves, 0-1

Kramnik vs A Giri, 2011 
(E97) King's Indian, 35 moves, 1-0

Nunn vs Shirov, 1996 
(B06) Robatsch, 39 moves, 0-1

Shirov vs Macieja, 2001 
(B01) Scandinavian, 66 moves, 1-0

Van Wely vs Shirov, 2010
(D52) Queen's Gambit Declined, 47 moves, 1-0

Shirov vs Smirin, 1987 
(A56) Benoni Defense, 72 moves, 1-0

O Renet vs Shirov, 1991
(C78) Ruy Lopez, 32 moves, 0-1

Shirov vs Kiril D Georgiev, 1992 
(E25) Nimzo-Indian, Samisch, 40 moves, 0-1

J Palkovi vs Shirov, 1995
(B06) Robatsch, 32 moves, 0-1

Shirov vs J Fernandez Garcia, 2002 
(C99) Ruy Lopez, Closed, Chigorin, 12...cd, 27 moves, 1-0

I Krush vs Shirov, 2005 
(E32) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, 29 moves, 0-1

tactical exchange sac
Shirov vs V Orosa Martinez, 2009
(A45) Queen's Pawn Game, 22 moves, 1-0

shirov simplifies into winning BB VS R ending
Shirov vs Tiviakov, 2008 
(B01) Scandinavian, 40 moves, 1-0

simply beautiful, a tactical exc sac
Shirov vs Korchnoi, 2007
(E11) Bogo-Indian Defense, 47 moves, 1-0

again, shirov simplifies into RB vs BB winning ending;
Smirin vs Shirov, 2007 
(C78) Ruy Lopez, 59 moves, 0-1

Shirov vs Timman, 2007 
(E15) Queen's Indian, 44 moves, 0-1

double exchange sac
Z Almasi vs I Sokolov, 1995 
(C80) Ruy Lopez, Open, 26 moves, 0-1

Shirov vs Anand, 2007
(C92) Ruy Lopez, Closed, 41 moves, 0-1

Nice
Mamedyarov vs Shirov, 2007 
(D79) Neo-Grunfeld, 6.O-O, Main line, 51 moves, 0-1

Van Wely vs Popovych, 1992 
(E90) King's Indian, 29 moves, 1-0

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