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Fighting draws
Compiled by Gregor Samsa Mendel
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Not your typical "grandmaster draws." These are games where two great players fought hard to win, and the only logical outcome was a draw.

Not just another dull draw from Karmnik
Kramnik vs Anand, 2004 
(B92) Sicilian, Najdorf, Opocensky Variation, 25 moves, 1/2-1/2

Alekhine vs Reti, 1922 
(C77) Ruy Lopez, 59 moves, 1/2-1/2

Gligoric vs Fischer, 1961 
(E98) King's Indian, Orthodox, Taimanov, 9.Ne1, 33 moves, 1/2-1/2

Szabo vs Dake, 1935 
(B40) Sicilian, 53 moves, 1/2-1/2

White must have really hated that rook by the end of the game..
E Post vs Nimzowitsch, 1905 
(D07) Queen's Gambit Declined, Chigorin Defense, 98 moves, 1/2-1/2

J Polgar vs Anand, 2005 
(B46) Sicilian, Taimanov Variation, 70 moves, 1/2-1/2

J Mora Corbera vs Suttles, 1964 
(B06) Robatsch, 16 moves, 1/2-1/2

Keres vs Fischer, 1962 
(B20) Sicilian, 77 moves, 1/2-1/2

The Immortal Draw
Hamppe vs Meitner, 1872 
(C25) Vienna, 18 moves, 1/2-1/2

Just plumb loco!
D Birnbaum vs E Relange, 1995 
(D31) Queen's Gambit Declined, 43 moves, 1/2-1/2

Alekhine vs Pomar Salamanca, 1944 
(C79) Ruy Lopez, Steinitz Defense Deferred, 71 moves, 1/2-1/2

L'Ami vs Stellwagen, 2007 
(D47) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 35 moves, 1/2-1/2

Znosko-Borovsky vs Alekhine, 1925 
(B03) Alekhine's Defense, 34 moves, 1/2-1/2

Alatortsev vs Kholmov, 1948 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 69 moves, 1/2-1/2

Jakovenko vs Kramnik, 2009 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 54 moves, 1/2-1/2

I A Nataf vs Vachier-Lagrave, 2006 
(B50) Sicilian, 31 moves, 1/2-1/2

Keres vs I Raud, 1936 
(A18) English, Mikenas-Carls, 120 moves, 1/2-1/2

Schlechter vs Lasker, 1910  
(B32) Sicilian, 48 moves, 1/2-1/2

E Rojahn vs M Czerniak, 1939 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 33 moves, 1/2-1/2

Zukertort vs Anderssen, 1866 
(C51) Evans Gambit, 50 moves, 1/2-1/2

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