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Book examples of, well, things.

How to Play Nimzo (if white lets you do it...)
W Shipman vs Fine, 1945 
(E43) Nimzo-Indian, Fischer Variation, 52 moves, 0-1

How to stop a minority attack
J D Tisdall vs Sveshnikov, 1978 
(D43) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 32 moves, 0-1

Bxh7 sac
K G Shirazi vs A Lein, 1986 
(C15) French, Winawer, 29 moves, 1-0

Exchange Spanish
Fischer vs Unzicker, 1970 
(C69) Ruy Lopez, Exchange, Gligoric Variation, 42 moves, 1-0

The Stalemate Immortal
Beliavsky vs L Christiansen, 1987 
(E00) Queen's Pawn Game, 38 moves, 1/2-1/2

Zwischenzug
S Conquest vs J Moreno Carnero, 2002
(E71) King's Indian, Makagonov System (5.h3), 41 moves, 1-0

Fortress
D Andreikin vs Shirov, 2011
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 68 moves, 1/2-1/2

Attack along the f-file
Kasparov vs G Hjorth, 1980 
(D34) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch, 27 moves, 1-0

Counterattack
Geller vs Euwe, 1953 
(E26) Nimzo-Indian, Samisch, 26 moves, 0-1

Minority attack
Larry Evans vs H Opsahl, 1950 
(D51) Queen's Gambit Declined, 81 moves, 1-0

Minority attack II
Arencibia Rodriguez vs Jobava, 2005 
(D38) Queen's Gambit Declined, Ragozin Variation, 50 moves, 1-0

Weak f7
Tal vs Miles, 1981 
(B17) Caro-Kann, Steinitz Variation, 24 moves, 1-0

A piece sac in the Najdorf
M Stean vs Browne, 1974 
(B94) Sicilian, Najdorf, 32 moves, 1-0

Philosophical defense
Alekhine vs Capablanca, 1927 
(D67) Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense, Bd3 line, 86 moves, 1/2-1/2

A serious hole at f6 costs the game
Szabo vs E Bakonyi, 1951 
(A47) Queen's Indian, 49 moves, 1-0

9...c6? is a useless pawn move causing general Q-side looseness
Nimzowitsch vs A Pritzel, 1922 
(B06) Robatsch, 29 moves, 1-0

Blockade
Euwe vs Pilnik, 1950 
(D72) Neo-Grunfeld, 5.cd, Main line, 77 moves, 0-1

Weakening ...h6
Fine vs E Thorvaldsson, 1933
(D51) Queen's Gambit Declined, 30 moves, 1-0

Steamroller attack
Euwe vs H Steiner, 1946 
(E49) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Botvinnik System, 38 moves, 1-0

Knight sac at f7/f2
D Zagorskis vs Sadler, 1998 
(A10) English, 32 moves, 0-1

Lesson from the drawing masters
B Badea vs Z Varga, 2000 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 13 moves, 1/2-1/2

A piece sac to get two central passed pawns
O Bernstein vs Najdorf, 1954 
(A55) Old Indian, Main line, 37 moves, 1-0

Exploiting a weak isolani
Ivanchuk vs Aronian, 2007 
(D38) Queen's Gambit Declined, Ragozin Variation, 49 moves, 1-0

Pawn islands
N Rashkovsky vs Geller, 1977 
(E71) King's Indian, Makagonov System (5.h3), 42 moves, 0-1

With two pieces threatened, put a third en prise!
J Hobaica vs L Dominguez, 2005
(A11) English, Caro-Kann Defensive System, 30 moves, 0-1

The blind pigs
Szabo vs A Dueckstein, 1957 
(A97) Dutch, Ilyin-Genevsky, 35 moves, 1-0

Meeting the Benko safely
P Tjioe vs P Regeer, 2008 
(A57) Benko Gambit, 31 moves, 1-0

No need to hurry when the king's in his coffin already
D Barua vs Ganguly, 2000
(B47) Sicilian, Taimanov (Bastrikov) Variation, 24 moves, 1-0

Not resigning
J Krivec vs R Messina, 2007
(B25) Sicilian, Closed, 83 moves, 1-0

The oops move
Cherniaev vs S Conquest, 2004 
(B22) Sicilian, Alapin, 88 moves, 1-0

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