Castle destroying and board opening--Anatoly and Victor fight!
Karpov vs Korchnoi, 1978
(B08) Pirc, Classical, 64 moves, 1/2-1/2
When no one wants to lose, every one wins. Play from 50.Ne5.
Morozevich vs Van Wely, 2005
(A34) English, Symmetrical, 50 moves, 1/2-1/2
Creating outposts & reducing to minor pieces. Thanks C-K!
D Solak vs Ponomariov, 2005
(B10) Caro-Kann, 66 moves, 1/2-1/2
So much on the board....Queen Pin turns advantage into draw
A Khasin vs Flohr, 1955
(A22) English, 69 moves, 1/2-1/2
E Ambrosi vs Lagno, 1998
(C47) Four Knights, 37 moves, 1/2-1/2
What makes this a draw? Tell me in your own words.
Keres vs Flohr, 1938
(B10) Caro-Kann, 30 moves, 1/2-1/2
White king is aggressive, yet black pawns taste promotion.
Harrwitz vs E Williams, 1852
(C41) Philidor Defense, 53 moves, 1/2-1/2
Playing on either side, I would smile at my opp. when done.
I Cheparinov vs Ponomariov, 2006
(C18) French, Winawer, 85 moves, 1/2-1/2
Knight rides the perimeter, Bishop keeps an archer's eye.
L Shamkovich vs Vasiukov, 1961
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 59 moves, 1/2-1/2
"This far, no farther!"
Serper vs Gelfand, 1988
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 33 moves, 1/2-1/2
Where no more ground will be given, the battle ends.
Harikrishna vs Sasikiran, 2001
(E67) King's Indian, Fianchetto, 58 moves, 1/2-1/2
Beauty at a high level. So many ideas during the fight.
Flohr vs Keres, 1937
(E00) Queen's Pawn Game, 104 moves, 1/2-1/2
B Kreiman vs Waitzkin, 1993
(B30) Sicilian, 54 moves, 1/2-1/2
W Schoen vs A Nickel, 1986
(E41) Nimzo-Indian, 50 moves, 1/2-1/2
Kasparov vs Short, 1994
(D20) Queen's Gambit Accepted, 44 moves, 1/2-1/2
Young and old share the same fighting spirit.
J M Hodgson vs L Shamkovich, 1982
(B21) Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4, 38 moves, 1/2-1/2
Instructive. Always look for options.
Browne vs A Planinc, 1974
(C78) Ruy Lopez, 56 moves, 1/2-1/2
J Tilenbaeva vs B Munguntuul, 2006
(B40) Sicilian, 36 moves, 1/2-1/2