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obstructions / interferences
Compiled by samvega
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Like a smack in the gob.

A favourite game, featuring an unusual knight tour
Morozevich vs Ivanchuk, 1995 
(C80) Ruy Lopez, Open, 32 moves, 0-1

Qf1, a beautiful and famous example
Fischer vs J Sherwin, 1957 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 36 moves, 1-0

20.Re7, a startling deflection/interference
Zsuzsa Polgar vs P Hardicsay, 1985 
(A60) Benoni Defense, 22 moves, 1-0

19.Nd5, a rather advanced obstruction combination
J Gallagher vs J Bellin, 1984 
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 21 moves, 1-0

26.Rg2, brilliant quiet move, unpinning
V Soultanbeieff vs V Borodin, 1943 
(B85) Sicilian, Scheveningen, Classical, 26 moves, 1-0

The unplayed defence 23.Rf3!!
Rubinstein vs Spielmann, 1912  
(A84) Dutch, 42 moves, 0-1

22.Bc4! (interference/Q trp); 32.Bd6+! (dbl interference)
G Lane vs Stefan Djuric, 2001 
(B40) Sicilian, 32 moves, 1-0

23.Be4!!
Wahls vs Ftacnik, 1992 
(B93) Sicilian, Najdorf, 6.f4, 61 moves, 1/2-1/2

simple-but-pleasing, multipurpose Bc7
Tal vs Botvinnik, 1960 
(A87) Dutch, Leningrad, Main Variation, 41 moves, 1-0

12.Nf6+, what you might call a positional interference
Tal vs M Bobotsov, 1963 
(B94) Sicilian, Najdorf, 42 moves, 1-0

49..Nc3, a promotion/simplification tactic
L Engels vs Bogoljubov, 1933
(D63) Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense, 69 moves, 0-1

12.Ne6, unpinning; a one-sided but cute miniature
Kotronias vs P Pandavos, 1993 
(C40) King's Knight Opening, 15 moves, 1-0

18.Nd7
Miles vs Spassky, 1978  
(E12) Queen's Indian, 28 moves, 1-0

Another well-known example
Rellstab vs Najdorf, 1950 
(E94) King's Indian, Orthodox, 25 moves, 0-1

A simple example: Bf8
J Penrose vs C B van den Berg, 1952 
(C18) French, Winawer, 36 moves, 1-0

39..Bg4
P Popovic vs L Christiansen, 1985
(B17) Caro-Kann, Steinitz Variation, 39 moves, 0-1

10.e6 "board cutting"; 57.b7+ forces fatal obstruction Bxb7
G Altan-Och vs I Karim, 2004 
(E74) King's Indian, Averbakh, 6...c5, 57 moves, 1-0

the unplayed winning move 51...Ng3
H Happel vs P Burlage, 2000 
(E25) Nimzo-Indian, Samisch, 55 moves, 1-0

34..Rc4
Tseshkovsky vs Miles, 1989 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 38 moves, 0-1

Steinitz vs S Hamel, 1867 
(B01) Scandinavian, 30 moves, 1-0

16..Bb4+
Karpov vs Judit Polgar, 2003 
(E12) Queen's Indian, 33 moves, 0-1

25.Re6
Smyslov vs V Liberzon, 1969 
(A10) English, 32 moves, 1-0

24.Ne6
Kasparov vs Kramnik, 1994 
(B33) Sicilian, 36 moves, 1-0

20.d7!!
Kasparov vs Pribyl, 1980 
(D85) Grunfeld, 31 moves, 1-0

Timman vs Kasparov, 1988 
(E88) King's Indian, Samisch, Orthodox, 7.d5 c6, 45 moves, 0-1

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