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End game tactics
Compiled by nakul1964
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Key position in knight and rook versus rook ending.
Judit Polgar vs Kasparov, 1996 
(B82) Sicilian, Scheveningen, 90 moves, 0-1

Topalov illustrates the power of the queen as a drawing weapon.
Bareev vs Topalov, 2003 
(E34) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, Noa Variation, 44 moves, 1/2-1/2

Knight Rook and Pawns Ending in Champion Correspondence Play.
M Umansky vs Berliner, 2002  
(E62) King's Indian, Fianchetto, 49 moves, 1-0

Winning with the pawn advantage in rook and bishop endings.
T Oim vs J Sloth, 2003 
(C07) French, Tarrasch, 55 moves, 1-0

32...Rd1 secures control of the first rank for Miles' rook.
S Fedorchuk vs Miles, 2001 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 52 moves, 0-1

Knight escorts passed pawn for last eight moves.
P Jaracz vs Miles, 2001 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 59 moves, 0-1

Leko simplifies to a drawn pawn versus queen ending.
Van Wely vs Leko, 1996 
(A48) King's Indian, 60 moves, 1/2-1/2

Capablanca & Alekhine trade mistakes in Queen & Rook ending.
Capablanca vs Alekhine, 1927 
(D52) Queen's Gambit Declined, 66 moves, 0-1

Super GMs demonstrate Q+R vs Q+R technique.
Khalifman vs Tiviakov, 1995 
(A29) English, Four Knights, Kingside Fianchetto, 74 moves, 1-0

Spassky's 36. Kf3!! starts the King's march to victory
Spassky vs Fischer, 1992 
(A56) Benoni Defense, 58 moves, 1-0

Sunday, Jun 27, 2004, King and Pawn Ending (38?)
Timman vs J Vogel, 1974 
(A17) English, 43 moves, 1-0

(82.?) White to move is a good B+P vs. N ending study
Fischer vs Taimanov, 1971 
(B44) Sicilian, 89 moves, 1-0

(55...?) Wins 2P vs P Ending via Triangulation
Alburt vs Kasparov, 1978 
(E75) King's Indian, Averbakh, Main line, 56 moves, 0-1

(70...?) Black to move and Draw with R+P vs. Q.
Petrosian vs A Matanovic, 1959 
(A21) English, 81 moves, 1/2-1/2

(57...?) Draws K vs. K & P with distant opposition
Gligoric vs Fischer, 1959 
(B99) Sicilian, Najdorf, 7...Be7 Main line, 57 moves, 1/2-1/2

(64...?) draws with Bishop vs. two advanced Pawns
Ftacnik vs Palatnik, 1978 
(D34) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch, 65 moves, 1/2-1/2

(65?) White draws King + Pawn versus Queen Ending
Topalov vs Antunes, 1992 
(B32) Sicilian, 72 moves, 1/2-1/2

Bishop & Knight versus Rook win
V Malaniuk vs A Pliasunov, 2003 
(A58) Benko Gambit, 66 moves, 1-0

36. e6+! Deflection Sacrifice for Endgame Advantage
Karjakin vs Kramnik, 2004 
(C67) Ruy Lopez, 90 moves, 1-0

Leko 's 24. Bxf6! leads to a terrific endgame struggle
Leko vs Anand, 2004 
(B48) Sicilian, Taimanov Variation, 68 moves, 1-0

30. Kf2!? is an interesting pawn sac in a Rook Pawn ending
Rublevsky vs Kasparov, 2004 
(B30) Sicilian, 57 moves, 1-0

66...Kb3! draws & 66...Kb1?? 67. Re1+! is a winning deflection
Grob vs B Brechbuehler, 1966 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 75 moves, 1-0

33...Rh7!! equalizes & 44...Rb7!! leads to a miracle draw
Leko vs Kramnik, 2004  
(A61) Benoni, 65 moves, 1/2-1/2

43. Rd3! mates or wins the Black Rook
Short vs A Aleksandrov, 2004 
(C50) Giuoco Piano, 43 moves, 1-0

49...Re4!
I Sidorenko vs I Khmelniker, 2004 
(C51) Evans Gambit, 49 moves, 0-1

44...Nc3!? and Black escapes with a draw
E Torre vs Tarjan, 1983 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 69 moves, 1/2-1/2

47...Bb3! is a good Rook, Bishop and Pawn endgame study
S Sanchez Castillo vs Zsuzsa Polgar, 2004 
(B47) Sicilian, Taimanov (Bastrikov) Variation, 86 moves, 0-1

101...Nxb4!
Schlechter vs Duras, 1910 
(B13) Caro-Kann, Exchange, 109 moves, 0-1

38...Kg6! and draw
Kasparov vs Bareev, 2004 
(B18) Caro-Kann, Classical, 48 moves, 1-0

53...Kg5! (not 53...Kxf5??) holds the draw for Black
Paulsen vs Blackburne, 1873 
(B01) Scandinavian, 63 moves, 1-0

50...Kc6!
Karjakin vs Nakamura, 2004 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 57 moves, 0-1

49...a5! shows strong technique in a pawn-up Rook ending
Smyslov vs J H Donner, 1967 
(B17) Caro-Kann, Steinitz Variation, 73 moves, 0-1

58. Nxf6! (not 58. Ke6??)
Short vs Beliavsky, 1992 
(C48) Four Knights, 58 moves, 0-1

52. Ke1! = (not 52. Kg1??)
Sutovsky vs Karjakin, 2004 
(C45) Scotch Game, 53 moves, 0-1

57. Re2!
Leko vs Svidler, 2005 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 57 moves, 1-0

28...Rxb3?? 29. axb5 axb5 30. Kh2! +-
Kramnik vs I Sokolov, 2005 
(C96) Ruy Lopez, Closed, 36 moves, 1-0

57. Rh8!
Waitzkin vs G Shure, 1992 
(B39) Sicilian, Accelerated Fianchetto, Breyer Variation, 57 moves, 1-0

77. Nd7+ helps to set up 83. Nd3! Ka1 84. Nc1!
J Nogueiras vs M Gongora Reyes, 2001 
(A21) English, 84 moves, 1-0

35. Kxd5!
Kasparov vs Timman, 2000 
(C45) Scotch Game, 36 moves, 1-0

79. Ne6+! gives White a won ending
Yanofsky vs Golombek, 1951 
(B18) Caro-Kann, Classical, 102 moves, 1-0

129. Kc6!
P Carlsson vs G Burgess, 2002 
(B03) Alekhine's Defense, 132 moves, 1-0

85...Nf5! and two Knights mate with the help of a White pawn
Bisguier vs A Matanovic, 1961 
(E11) Bogo-Indian Defense, 89 moves, 0-1

46. Kh6!!
A Zakharov vs A Petrushin, 1973 
(B52) Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack, 49 moves, 0-1

35. c5!!
Kiril D Georgiev vs C Ward, 2005 
(B76) Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack, 43 moves, 1-0

34...Kf5 forces a draw by repetition (Knight Checks)
Nakamura vs Aronian, 2005 
(C89) Ruy Lopez, Marshall, 35 moves, 1/2-1/2

White missed 25. Rh7! +- and 27. Rxh6! =
S Erenburg vs Aronian, 2005 
(C67) Ruy Lopez, 27 moves, 0-1

34. Nxf7!? sets up a fascinating Q+N vs. Q+N ending
Nakamura vs C Ward, 2005 
(E44) Nimzo-Indian, Fischer Variation, 5.Ne2, 69 moves, 1-0

56. Kf4! wins quickly
Kharlov vs Ivanchuk, 2005 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 59 moves, 1-0

46. a6 is obvious but 51. Bg4! and 55. Kd2! +- are subtle
Anand vs Topalov, 2005 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 59 moves, 1-0

47...d2! combines the knight fork and the passed pawn tactics
B Udare vs E Schiller, 1991 
(A06) Reti Opening, 55 moves, 0-1

55. Rd4! holds the draw
Morozevich vs Kramnik, 2005 
(B31) Sicilian, Rossolimo Variation, 55 moves, 0-1

45...Rxg5!
B Socko vs Z Gyimesi, 2005 
(C68) Ruy Lopez, Exchange, 45 moves, 0-1

35. Rh8+!
Joel Benjamin vs J I M Grant, 2005 
(B10) Caro-Kann, 40 moves, 1-0

49. Rb1+ (not 49. Ra2??) forces a draw by threefold repetion
Menchik vs G A Thomas, 1936 
(D11) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 51 moves, 1-0

After 59...Kg8? (59...Rg7 holds) , 60. Qe6+! wins the Rook
Karpov vs A Istratescu, 2005 
(E15) Queen's Indian, 64 moves, 1-0

66...Kf3! was a win Kasparov overlooked
Kasparov vs Bacrot, 2004  
(C88) Ruy Lopez, 66 moves, 1/2-1/2

45. Nf5!
Ashley vs L Christiansen, 2002 
(B06) Robatsch, 50 moves, 1-0

64...Bxa6!
B Perenyi vs L Barczay, 1977 
(B48) Sicilian, Taimanov Variation, 71 moves, 1-0

70. Ka8!! Rf1 71. Ra7!
A Chernin vs Drasko, 1988 
(D31) Queen's Gambit Declined, 71 moves, 1-0

59. Nf3+!
H Pfleger vs Larsen, 1974 
(A10) English, 61 moves, 1-0

39...Kf8!
Speelman vs Kasparov, 1981 
(A30) English, Symmetrical, 70 moves, 0-1

97. Re7+! initiates a decisive endgame combination
Kasparov vs Karpov, 1990 
(C45) Scotch Game, 102 moves, 1-0

42...f6! appears to be decisive
Azmaiparashvili vs A Chernin, 1990 
(D37) Queen's Gambit Declined, 61 moves, 0-1

77. Nxf5!
Nakamura vs T Hillarp Persson, 2005 
(C02) French, Advance, 100 moves, 1-0

29...Bf3! may well be a forced win
D Mayers vs D King, 1978 
(A22) English, 40 moves, 0-1

50...f4+!
Adams vs Hydra, 2005 
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 50 moves, 0-1

60. Rxb2! Rh2+ 61. Kf3 Rxb2 = is stalemate
O Bernstein vs Smyslov, 1946 
(B73) Sicilian, Dragon, Classical, 61 moves, 1/2-1/2

54. g5+! uses a mate threat to force a quick victory
Naiditsch vs Leko, 2005 
(B31) Sicilian, Rossolimo Variation, 59 moves, 1-0

25...Rxd3! uses the pin to force a won endgame
Gheorghiu vs Gligoric, 1965 
(D91) Grunfeld, 5.Bg5, 35 moves, 0-1

56...Bf1!
J Nikolac vs Timman, 1979 
(A04) Reti Opening, 56 moves, 0-1

47...Bh3!!
Topalov vs Shirov, 1998 
(D85) Grunfeld, 53 moves, 0-1

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

64. Bxd4+!
Korchnoi vs Parma, 1971 
(E15) Queen's Indian, 70 moves, 1-0

54. Rb7+! deflects to gain an important tempo & the opposition
Dolmatov vs Yusupov, 1991 
(C80) Ruy Lopez, Open, 61 moves, 1-0

56...Nf3!
Szabo vs Kholmov, 1967 
(E54) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Gligoric System, 59 moves, 0-1

75. Rd8!
Sveshnikov vs J Stocek, 2000 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 76 moves, 1-0

42...f4!
A Pomar Salamanca vs J Cuadras Avellana, 1974 
(D93) Grunfeld, with Bf4 & e3, 50 moves, 0-1

29. Rh1! through the game's finish displays Capa's technique
Capablanca vs Tartakower, 1924  
(A80) Dutch, 52 moves, 1-0

60. Bg5! and the followup demonstrate strong technique
Aronian vs Ponomariov, 2005 
(D58) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tartakower (Makagonov-Bondarevsky) Syst, 73 moves, 1-0

46...Ne4! exploits a strong Knight versus a weak Bishop
W Henneberger vs Nimzowitsch, 1931 
(B15) Caro-Kann, 76 moves, 0-1

50...Na3+!
G Barcza vs Simagin, 1949 
(A04) Reti Opening, 50 moves, 0-1

32. e4!
Ivanchuk vs Illescas Cordoba, 2005 
(A35) English, Symmetrical, 43 moves, 1-0

58...Be5+!
Delchev vs B Chatalbashev, 2001 
(B27) Sicilian, 58 moves, 0-1

65. Qa5+! (not 65. Qd1? b1Q! =)
Svidler vs Topalov, 2006 
(C67) Ruy Lopez, 67 moves, 1-0

45...Nc3+! forces a won King and Pawn ending
Kholmov vs Sveshnikov, 1999 
(D31) Queen's Gambit Declined, 50 moves, 0-1

36. g5!
J Hellsten vs L Karlsson, 2006 
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 41 moves, 1-0

57...Rf2+!
M Bezuch vs V Hornak, 2000 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 60 moves, 0-1

45. Rxf5! enables White to build a fortress & hold the draw
Salov vs Korchnoi, 1997 
(E10) Queen's Pawn Game, 81 moves, 1/2-1/2

90. b8=N gives White good drawing chances
Adams vs Miles, 1993 
(B72) Sicilian, Dragon, 122 moves, 1/2-1/2

White draws with 46. Nxf7+! Kf4 47. Nd8!
Fine vs Najdorf, 1949 
(C90) Ruy Lopez, Closed, 71 moves, 0-1

51...Ka1! would have held the draw versus Kasparov
Kasparov vs The World, 1999 
(B52) Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack, 62 moves, 1-0

60...Qg6+! gives winning chances; 61. Rh3! likely draws
Averbakh vs Bondarevsky, 1948 
(C92) Ruy Lopez, Closed, 74 moves, 1/2-1/2

39. Nf3! seems to hold the draw
Capablanca vs Manhattan, 1931 
(D51) Queen's Gambit Declined, 48 moves, 0-1

39...Qd3+!!
Gipslis vs Romanishin, 1973 
(C69) Ruy Lopez, Exchange, Gligoric Variation, 52 moves, 1/2-1/2

62...Kd4!
A Kosten vs Adorjan, 1988 
(B81) Sicilian, Scheveningen, Keres Attack, 62 moves, 0-1

56. Re5! uses a Knight Fork threat to promote the pawn
Anand vs Morozevich, 2007 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 56 moves, 1-0

63. g5!
Judit Polgar vs Short, 1993 
(C86) Ruy Lopez, Worrall Attack, 67 moves, 1-0

50...g4!
T Wiesniak vs Kholmov, 1991 
(C50) Giuoco Piano, 53 moves, 0-1

41. e5!
Schlechter vs J Perlis, 1911 
(D11) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 45 moves, 1-0

55. Bf1!! +-
Carlsen vs Adams, 2007 
(E36) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, 77 moves, 1-0

54...Bd4! = was enough to hold the draw
Svidler vs Rublevsky, 2007 
(B46) Sicilian, Taimanov Variation, 65 moves, 1/2-1/2

45. Bf8 !? or 45. Re4! both win
Kamsky vs Kiril D Georgiev, 2007 
(C85) Ruy Lopez, Exchange Variation Doubly Deferred (DERLD), 54 moves, 1-0

88...Nd7!
Browne vs Fischer, 1970 
(B04) Alekhine's Defense, Modern, 98 moves, 1/2-1/2

61...Ng4!
Grischuk vs Judit Polgar, 2007 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 72 moves, 1/2-1/2

94...Rb1!! forces a draw
Tal vs Botvinnik, 1961 
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 121 moves, 1/2-1/2

44...Ne1!!
P Enders vs Uhlmann, 1978 
(C02) French, Advance, 52 moves, 0-1

57. g8(N)!
V Zurakhov vs Koblents, 1956 
(C11) French, 80 moves, 1-0

55. Ke3! forces a won King and Pawn endgame
Gufeld vs Fedorowicz, 1999 
(B06) Robatsch, 55 moves, 1-0

61...Nxg3! or 61...Ne3!
H MacGrillen vs Keene, 1968 
(E45) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Bronstein (Byrne) Variation, 61 moves, 0-1

93...Kg4!! sets up a winning two pawns versus Knight endgame
J Svatos vs Jansa, 1994 
(B46) Sicilian, Taimanov Variation, 103 moves, 0-1

78. cxd8=N! avoids stalemate & solves a Monday puzzle
I Khamrakulova vs E Ubiennykh, 2001 
(C45) Scotch Game, 80 moves, 1-0

58. Rg8!
Salov vs J Horvath, 1983 
(E11) Bogo-Indian Defense, 58 moves, 1-0

44. Rg4!!
Gelfand vs K Lerner, 1987 
(E12) Queen's Indian, 53 moves, 1-0

70. Qb4+! leads to a quick mate -- Queen vervus Queen
Anand vs P Thipsay, 1987 
(C69) Ruy Lopez, Exchange, Gligoric Variation, 70 moves, 1-0

64. Qc6!!
Azmaiparashvili vs J Ye, 1988 
(A48) King's Indian, 65 moves, 1-0

45. Kf1!! sets up 47. g6! and 49. e5+!
G Garcia Gonzales vs Quinteros, 1982 
(E97) King's Indian, 51 moves, 1-0

73. g6! would have given White complicated drawing chances
P Dubinin vs Tolush, 1947 
(C84) Ruy Lopez, Closed, 76 moves, 0-1

46...d4+! solves a Friday puzzle in a King and Pawn endgame
G Marco vs Pillsbury, 1896 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 50 moves, 0-1

52. g4! seems to force the endgtame win
Zhaoqin Peng vs A van Weersel, 2005 
(D94) Grunfeld, 70 moves, 1-0

52. Bxb5!
Karpov vs Zsuzsa Polgar, 1992 
(D45) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 57 moves, 1-0

86. Bh7! solves a Saturday puzzle
P Nikolic vs Korchnoi, 1987 
(E15) Queen's Indian, 89 moves, 1-0

44...Kd7! solves a King and Pawn endgame Sunday puzzle
A Sokolov vs Korchnoi, 1987 
(C82) Ruy Lopez, Open, 52 moves, 0-1

58. Re7+! solves the Sunday June 28, 2009 puzzle
I Farago vs G Jacoby, 2002 
(E12) Queen's Indian, 69 moves, 1-0

36...Rxc7 37. Bxc7 b4! = (likely), but 38. Kf2! is worth a try
Bogoljubov vs Ed. Lasker, 1924 
(C60) Ruy Lopez, 57 moves, 1-0

51...Kc6! and 56...Be4!
S Foisor vs A Zatonskih, 2009 
(D31) Queen's Gambit Declined, 56 moves, 0-1

114. g8=N+
G Neumann vs Steinitz, 1870 
(A83) Dutch, Staunton Gambit, 124 moves, 0-1

68. Rxg5!!
K Aseev vs D de Vreugt, 2001 
(A58) Benko Gambit, 78 moves, 1-0

49...g4!
Fine vs Keres, 1938 
(C86) Ruy Lopez, Worrall Attack, 57 moves, 0-1

43...Be1+!
R Mateo vs C Cuartas Bedoya, 1984 
(A53) Old Indian, 43 moves, 0-1

81. g6!
Tseshkovsky vs Alburt, 1976  
(B04) Alekhine's Defense, Modern, 99 moves, 1/2-1/2

59...Bg7! =
R G Hegde vs Palatnik, 1988 
(E17) Queen's Indian, 59 moves, 1-0

43. c5! or 43. Rxd7!
L Gutman vs M Knezevic, 1984 
(E24) Nimzo-Indian, Samisch, 44 moves, 1-0

52. g4!!
N Radev vs Pribyl, 1971 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 61 moves, 1-0

46. Bxd6+!
Fischer vs Rodolfo Cardoso, 1957 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 46 moves, 1-0

29. Re4! is very close if not already a forced win
Carlsen vs Aronian, 2007 
(A30) English, Symmetrical, 41 moves, 1-0

28...Rg5+!
P Van der Sterren vs Timman, 1981 
(C81) Ruy Lopez, Open, Howell Attack, 30 moves, 0-1

65. Ra8+! Rg8 66. Kf7 +-
Englisch vs Gunsberg, 1885 
(D30) Queen's Gambit Declined, 67 moves, 1/2-1/2

48...Rf1+!
S Bernstein vs Dake, 1936 
(D37) Queen's Gambit Declined, 70 moves, 1/2-1/2

60. g6!
Suba vs Hebden, 1983 
(E80) King's Indian, Samisch Variation, 62 moves, 1-0

38...Rc4+!
Lasker vs Loman, 1903 
(C77) Ruy Lopez, 41 moves, 0-1

44. e5!
Goglidze vs A Bannik, 1954 
(A49) King's Indian, Fianchetto without c4, 50 moves, 1/2-1/2

62...Kg3!
I Rogers vs Shirov, 1990 
(B59) Sicilian, Boleslavsky Variation, 7.Nb3, 65 moves, 1-0

69...Nd3!
G Marco vs Maroczy, 1899 
(C01) French, Exchange, 78 moves, 0-1

52. g6!
A Budnikov vs Varavin, 1989 
(A54) Old Indian, Ukrainian Variation, 4.Nf3, 53 moves, 1-0

54. c5! to force the draw
Pinter vs Ribli, 1975 
(B50) Sicilian, 56 moves, 1/2-1/2

71. Rf2! solves a Friday puzzle with a Rook vs. Pawn ending
K Lerner vs I D Dorfman, 1980 
(D94) Grunfeld, 76 moves, 1-0

70...c4! see RandomVisitor's post
Serper vs E Lobron, 1993 
(A29) English, Four Knights, Kingside Fianchetto, 84 moves, 1/2-1/2

124...Re3! solves a Sunday puzzle-- White missed 124. Rf8=!
Leko vs Ivanchuk, 2008 
(B42) Sicilian, Kan, 127 moves, 0-1

37. Nxa6!
Dzindzichashvili vs Ljubojevic, 1985 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 37 moves, 1-0

55. Bxf5! solves a Sunday puzzle
Salov vs Karpov, 1994 
(B47) Sicilian, Taimanov (Bastrikov) Variation, 60 moves, 1-0

45. h5!! gxh5 46. Kf5! +- solves a Sunday puzzle
Euwe vs Yanofsky, 1946 
(E40) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, 46 moves, 1-0

55. Kg2! simplifies to a won King and Pawn endgame
Shirov vs Akopian, 1992 
(D45) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 61 moves, 1-0

32. Bxe4! wins with the correct followup
S Guliev vs V Tukmakov, 1993 
(E32) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, 36 moves, 0-1

30. h5! solves a difficult Sunday puzzle
Shirov vs Topalov, 2008 
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 37 moves, 1-0

42. Nf5+!
K Lie vs Bu Xiangzhi, 2008 
(B10) Caro-Kann, 42 moves, 1-0

56. Nh4! c2 57. Nf4! +-
E Eliskases vs Fischer, 1960 
(D38) Queen's Gambit Declined, Ragozin Variation, 58 moves, 1-0

62...g3! finds a clever draw in a Bishop and Pawn endgame
Szabo vs Bronstein, 1950 
(A90) Dutch, 71 moves, 1/2-1/2

63...Rf1+! or 63...Nh3! lead to a draw in a Saturday puzzle
A Istratescu vs B Amin, 2008 
(A97) Dutch, Ilyin-Genevsky, 85 moves, 1-0

49. Bxc5! bxc5 50. a5 e4!? 51. Kf4 e3!? 52. Kxe3! Be5 53. Ke4!
Larsen vs R Bogdanovic, 1960 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 52 moves, 1-0

41...Bg3!
A Nogues Acuna vs R Grau, 1926 
(D26) Queen's Gambit Accepted, 41 moves, 0-1

55. Kd4!
E Peralta vs A Almiron, 2009 
(A43) Old Benoni, 56 moves, 1-0

42. Rdd7!
S Vokarev vs S Azarov, 2008 
(B76) Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack, 47 moves, 1/2-1/2

61...Nc6+! forces a drawn Knight versus Pawn ending
J M Lopez Martinez vs M Narciso Dublan, 2008 
(C97) Ruy Lopez, Closed, Chigorin, 71 moves, 1/2-1/2

69. g5! would have won for White
Kramnik vs Carlsen, 2010 
(D07) Queen's Gambit Declined, Chigorin Defense, 86 moves, 1/2-1/2

46. Bd1!
F Corrales Jimenez vs T Abergel, 2008 
(D15) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 55 moves, 1-0

62.Rb3 Kh6 63.Rb7 Rh8 64.Kg4 Rg8+ 65.Kh4 Rh8 66.Be4
K Klaman vs Kholmov, 1949 
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 89 moves, 1/2-1/2

95. Rg3+! and an endgame table base solves a Saturday puzzle
Carlsen vs Svidler, 2010 
(C78) Ruy Lopez, 99 moves, 1-0

50...Ng1! or 50...Nxf4! but not 50...Nc1?? hold the draw
Reshevsky vs S Tatai, 1973 
(A05) Reti Opening, 52 moves, 1/2-1/2

44. Ke3!! solves Sunday 1/27/2013
H Szapiel vs Keres, 1950 
(E10) Queen's Pawn Game, 55 moves, 0-1

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