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Trapped on the edge of the board
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Anand vs Kamsky, 2007

Position after 59 ♗g6-h7?? ♔e6-f6! 0-1:


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38 Bb8xa6?? Black b5-pawn prevents White a6-bishop from retreat
P Haba vs Morozevich, 2007 
(E04) Catalan, Open, 5.Nf3, 37 moves, 0-1

39 Ng5-f7+!, 40 Ne6-f4 trap Black h5-rook on the edge of board
Kasparov vs Shirov, 2004 
(C80) Ruy Lopez, Open, 40 moves, 1-0

56 Qd4-h4? Re7-e4! White fatally weakens position to save queen
Korchnoi vs Karpov, 1978 
(D37) Queen's Gambit Declined, 61 moves, 0-1

19 Rc1? restricts White b1-queen to b1-h7 diagonal, 19 ... Bf5!
Smyslov vs Gligoric, 1959 
(E61) King's Indian, 18 moves, 0-1

20 ... Be7-g5! and yet another White queen is trapped on h-file
E Paoli vs Ulf Andersson, 1973 
(B49) Sicilian, Taimanov Variation, 40 moves, 0-1

White a5-queen gets into trouble on edge of board, perishes
Kramnik vs E Ubilava, 1992 
(D37) Queen's Gambit Declined, 21 moves, 0-1

White sheds material in order to save horribly-placed a3-queen
Kramnik vs Topalov, 2005 
(B80) Sicilian, Scheveningen, 20 moves, 0-1

15 QxRa8? just begs Kasparov to trap the White queen; he does
E Vladimirov vs Kasparov, 2001 
(E53) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, 23 moves, 0-1

30 Qh3xNh4?? Rf6-h6! traps queen by taking away h-file retreat
Larsen vs Fischer, 1971 
(E97) King's Indian, 33 moves, 0-1

47 - Nc4-b2! White a2-knight lack of mobility leads to its loss
Gheorghiu vs Beliavsky, 1982 
(A58) Benko Gambit, 47 moves, 0-1

59 Bg6-h7?? Ke6-f6! traps the White h7-bishop on edge of board
Anand vs Kamsky, 2007 
(B42) Sicilian, Kan, 59 moves, 0-1

8 h2-h3 prevents White h5-queen being trapped by 8 ... Bc8-g4
Kamsky vs Shirov, 2007 
(B30) Sicilian, 37 moves, 1-0

23 Qa5xa7?? Rb8-a8 traps the White a7-queen on the a-file
J Gustafsson vs Aronian, 2004 
(D39) Queen's Gambit Declined, Ragozin, Vienna Variation, 23 moves, 0-1

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