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05b_extra passed b-pawn in R+4:3||
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This is a another common endgame with 4 vs 3 situation of f-, g- and h-pawns plus extra b-pawn (and its mirror image). John Emms said it's having a 66% win ratio, <but I doubt it <<<<>> for methodological reasons>>>

Model position from corr A Hollis vs T Florian, 1972


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Wikipedia article: Tarrasch rule#New analysis --> Aronian vs Ivanchuk, 2008

It's Dvoretsky's only example !!!
A Hollis vs T Florian, 1972 
(D76) Neo-Grunfeld, 6.cd Nxd5, 7.O-O Nb6, 61 moves, 1-0

--> Emms, p112
A V Kharitonov vs Khalifman, 1987
(A30) English, Symmetrical, 50 moves, 1/2-1/2

--> Emms, p112f
Portisch vs Petrosian, 1974 
(D10) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 66 moves, 1-0

--> Emms, p114f
Miles vs Gelfand, 1994 
(E94) King's Indian, Orthodox, 82 moves, 0-1

--> Emms, p115
I A Zaitsev vs Tukmakov, 1969
(C92) Ruy Lopez, Closed, 75 moves, 1/2-1/2

--> Emms, p115f
Kharlov vs Morozevich, 1995
(A29) English, Four Knights, Kingside Fianchetto, 48 moves, 0-1

--> WET p61f
Bronstein vs Romanishin, 1975 
(B06) Robatsch, 54 moves, 1-0

--> WET p63
Vyzmanavin vs Smyslov, 1991 
(D10) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 63 moves, 1-0

--> WET p64
Vaganian vs Hellers, 1990 
(A15) English, 56 moves, 1-0

nya
S Vokarev vs R Yandarbiev, 2001
(B54) Sicilian, 63 moves, 1-0

unusual, fixed 3:3||
Chigorin vs Maroczy, 1907
(C11) French, 60 moves, 0-1

nya
P S Leonhardt vs J Perlis, 1911 
(D40) Queen's Gambit Declined, Semi-Tarrasch, 67 moves, 1/2-1/2

to many disadvantages for the attacking side
Alekhine vs F Englund, 1912
(A13) English, 65 moves, 1/2-1/2

unusual config
J Perlis vs P S Leonhardt, 1912 
(C00) French Defense, 43 moves, 1-0

|b + 3:3| textbookian?
C Amura vs Psakhis, 2002 
(E21) Nimzo-Indian, Three Knights, 71 moves, 0-1

undiscovered
P S Leonhardt vs Rubinstein, 1911 
(C78) Ruy Lopez, 43 moves, 0-1

nya
Spassky vs Antoshin, 1965 
(C95) Ruy Lopez, Closed, Breyer, 68 moves, 1-0

nya
Golombek vs J M Aitken, 1968 
(A12) English with b3, 56 moves, 1-0

a bit unsusual --> R vs 4p finally
G Sargissian vs Jakovenko, 2007 
(D15) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 63 moves, 1-0

3:2 only; defending rook behind b-pawn = draw
I Nataf vs J Gustafsson, 2008
(C69) Ruy Lopez, Exchange, Gligoric Variation, 60 moves, 1/2-1/2

2:3 only
D Kolbus vs R Swinkels, 2008
(A16) English, 73 moves, 1/2-1/2

White should have won it
Ribli vs Short, 1986
(D55) Queen's Gambit Declined, 60 moves, 1/2-1/2

unusual 3:3||
Macieja vs Tiviakov, 2008 
(B01) Scandinavian, 75 moves, 0-1

A Timofeev vs C Balogh, 2008 
(D12) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 60 moves, 1-0

b-porn
Teichmann vs Blackburne, 1900 
(B45) Sicilian, Taimanov, 83 moves, 0-1

weak pawn structure, good king
Blackburne vs A Hodges, 1908 
(A17) English, 62 moves, 1/2-1/2

Opocensky vs Breyer, 1914
(C21) Center Game, 53 moves, 0-1

5:4 here (does it makes a difference?)
Kamsky vs Bacrot, 2006 
(C84) Ruy Lopez, Closed, 103 moves, 1-0

b+2:2||
Stoltz vs B Nielsen, 1941
(C86) Ruy Lopez, Worrall Attack, 73 moves, 1-0

Chuky knew how to draw it
Carlsen vs Ivanchuk, 2009 
(D11) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 54 moves, 1/2-1/2

b+ 2:4|| --> black must have missed s.th.
Pavel Dimitrov vs P Ljangov, 2008
(B28) Sicilian, O'Kelly Variation, 73 moves, 1/2-1/2

A Lastin vs K Maslak, 2009 
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 70 moves, 1-0

--> 3:2||+b
E Cohn vs E E Middleton, 1905 
(D26) Queen's Gambit Accepted, 58 moves, 1/2-1/2

5:5||
Shulman vs Khalifman, 2005 
(A59) Benko Gambit, 68 moves, 1-0

2:2||
Yusupov vs D Mastrovasilis, 1999
(D31) Queen's Gambit Declined, 68 moves, 1-0

Zhu Chen vs N Pogonina, 2007 
(E10) Queen's Pawn Game, 109 moves, 1/2-1/2

2:2||
G Timmerman vs E Knoppert, 1988
(E10) Queen's Pawn Game, 81 moves, 1/2-1/2

weak kingside pawns secure the draw
Capablanca vs Spielmann, 1928 
(D47) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 68 moves, 1/2-1/2

Fressinet vs M Kraemer, 2009
(E17) Queen's Indian, 77 moves, 1/2-1/2

unusual pawn structure...
Khalifman vs G Sargissian, 2010
(A13) English, 72 moves, 1/2-1/2

3:2
Botvinnik vs Boleslavsky, 1941 
(C07) French, Tarrasch, 65 moves, 1-0

Hammer!
J L Hammer vs F Platzgummer, 2010
(D12) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 62 moves, 1-0

b+2||
Romanishin vs Epishin, 1988
(E17) Queen's Indian, 66 moves, 1/2-1/2

Yusupov vs A J Mestel, 1980 
(A30) English, Symmetrical, 51 moves, 1-0

--> Q:R fortress
Avrukh vs Eljanov, 2005 
(E04) Catalan, Open, 5.Nf3, 65 moves, 1/2-1/2

world champions lectures
Euwe vs Alekhine, 1937 
(E17) Queen's Indian, 50 moves, 1/2-1/2

3:2
V Akobian vs Yermolinsky, 2010
(D85) Grunfeld, 82 moves, 1/2-1/2

weak structure
A Moiseenko vs Minasian, 2007 
(A56) Benoni Defense, 92 moves, 1/2-1/2

C Vinas Guerrero vs J Mullon, 2011
(C00) French Defense, 84 moves, 1/2-1/2

R Appel vs S Kasparov, 2011
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 71 moves, 1/2-1/2

5:4 --> 4:3|| --> 2:1
Adams vs Aronian, 2006 
(C91) Ruy Lopez, Closed, 58 moves, 1/2-1/2

Uffe
Andersson vs L Christiansen, 1979
(A17) English, 51 moves, 1-0

Eljanov vs A Moiseenko, 2011
(E11) Bogo-Indian Defense, 71 moves, 1/2-1/2

||2:2 +g
T Taylor vs A Pappu, 2006 
(C01) French, Exchange, 63 moves, 1-0

3:2
B Kantsler vs D Kudischewitsch, 2007 
(B40) Sicilian, 89 moves, 1-0

5:4
Anand vs Topalov, 2010 
(E04) Catalan, Open, 5.Nf3, 43 moves, 1-0

Panov vs S von Freymann, 1934
(C61) Ruy Lopez, Bird's Defense, 66 moves, 1-0

--> 2:1||
A Muffang vs K Havasi, 1935
(C11) French, 66 moves, 1/2-1/2

Ragozin vs Lisitsin, 1934 
(B70) Sicilian, Dragon Variation, 76 moves, 1-0

5:4 --> 4:2||
A Sacconi vs Keres, 1935
(D52) Queen's Gambit Declined, 76 moves, 0-1

(e+g+h)
Tal vs Benko, 1958 
(B32) Sicilian, 50 moves, 1-0

--> R vs PP
Antoshin vs W Balcerowski, 1963 
(B36) Sicilian, Accelerated Fianchetto, 80 moves, 1-0

Sveshnikov vs Chekhov, 1976
(C21) Center Game, 56 moves, 0-1

Polugaevsky vs Timman, 1979
(D82) Grunfeld, 4.Bf4, 60 moves, 1/2-1/2

F Borkowski vs Jansa, 1979
(B46) Sicilian, Taimanov Variation, 63 moves, 0-1

V Zilberstein vs J L Vilela, 1979
(A64) Benoni, Fianchetto, 11...Re8, 77 moves, 1-0

J Lechtynsky vs J Nun, 1980
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 57 moves, 1-0

Portisch vs Browne, 1981
(E14) Queen's Indian, 78 moves, 1/2-1/2

A Kuligowski vs Sunye Neto, 1981
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 55 moves, 1-0

J Sarfati vs L McLaren, 1985 
(C07) French, Tarrasch, 60 moves, 1-0

g-pawn, actually
G Niemand vs D Roebuck, 1988 
(C38) King's Gambit Accepted, 46 moves, 1-0

g-pawn, actually
G Niemand vs P Bratholm, 1988 
(C38) King's Gambit Accepted, 44 moves, 1-0

F Berkes vs Motylev, 2004
(E63) King's Indian, Fianchetto, Panno Variation, 74 moves, 1/2-1/2

Auflösungserscheinungen
Z Varga vs N Firman, 2004
(C01) French, Exchange, 54 moves, 1/2-1/2

b+2:3||
V Borsony vs J Jezek, 1956
(E45) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Bronstein (Byrne) Variation, 48 moves, 1/2-1/2

(e-g)||
Smyslov vs Korchnoi, 1967 
(E10) Queen's Pawn Game, 74 moves, 1-0

+ weak structure
P Morten vs S Maroroa, 2005
(C70) Ruy Lopez, 71 moves, 1/2-1/2

M Stean vs Sosonko, 1975 
(B70) Sicilian, Dragon Variation, 102 moves, 1/2-1/2

Uffe lectures
Andersson vs Adorjan, 1983
(A04) Reti Opening, 72 moves, 1/2-1/2

3:2, actually with (e+f)||
Summerscale vs J Rowson, 1999
(D82) Grunfeld, 4.Bf4, 75 moves, 1/2-1/2

model game
Aronian vs Ivanchuk, 2008 
(D27) Queen's Gambit Accepted, Classical, 62 moves, 1/2-1/2

Polugaevsky vs Vasiukov, 1967 
(E73) King's Indian, 57 moves, 1-0

Marshall vs Bogoljubov, 1925 
(D10) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 54 moves, 1-0

||4:4 +g
Caruana vs B Thorfinnsson, 2012 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 59 moves, 1-0

--> active king --> Perpetual
Englisch vs Blackburne, 1883  
(E20) Nimzo-Indian, 42 moves, 1/2-1/2

bad structure
Yusupov vs de Firmian, 1999
(A67) Benoni, Taimanov Variation, 68 moves, 1/2-1/2

D Sermek vs J Grigorov, 1989 
(B06) Robatsch, 75 moves, 1-0

||3:3 +2xg
Smyslov vs E Jimenez Zerquera, 1965 
(A16) English, 59 moves, 0-1

B Michiels vs T Hirneise, 2012
(B88) Sicilian, Fischer-Sozin Attack, 62 moves, 1/2-1/2

Carlsen vs Caruana, 2013 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 62 moves, 0-1

QR --> R
E Kondor vs Kopriva, 1923 
(C44) King's Pawn Game, 58 moves, 1-0

Aronian vs Karjakin, 2014 
(E15) Queen's Indian, 61 moves, 1-0

B Grachev vs Navara, 2009 
(A48) King's Indian, 68 moves, 1/2-1/2

S Polgar vs Kouatly, 1988
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 53 moves, 1-0

5:4 actually
Fridman vs V Laznicka, 2014
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 44 moves, 1-0

3:2
Nisipeanu vs M Parligras, 2015
(D40) Queen's Gambit Declined, Semi-Tarrasch, 63 moves, 1-0

S Irwanto vs So, 2006 
(E15) Queen's Indian, 49 moves, 0-1

Timman vs J C Schroeder, 2015
(C41) Philidor Defense, 56 moves, 1/2-1/2

|b+3:4||
Smyslov vs J Bednarski, 1966
(E61) King's Indian, 28 moves, 1-0

3:2 act
Korchnoi vs Reshevsky, 1960 
(E60) King's Indian Defense, 51 moves, 1/2-1/2

S Tejaswini vs S Gagare, 2014
(B15) Caro-Kann, 66 moves, 1/2-1/2

Kramnik vs Naiditsch, 2007 
(E04) Catalan, Open, 5.Nf3, 47 moves, 1-0

||(a-c)+g
I R Ortiz Suarez vs B Bok, 2016 
(C50) Giuoco Piano, 60 moves, 1-0

Ftacnik vs S Walter, 2016
(D37) Queen's Gambit Declined, 84 moves, 0-1

Gelfand vs Mamedyarov, 2017 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 39 moves, 1/2-1/2

b+3:4||
Radjabov vs V Artemiev, 2017
(B42) Sicilian, Kan, 60 moves, 1-0

weak def. pawns (e+g+h)
Bologan vs S P Sethuraman, 2018 
(C50) Giuoco Piano, 57 moves, 0-1

H Duenhaupt vs J Sloth, 1975 
(A04) Reti Opening, 55 moves, 0-1

Sutovsky vs Jakovenko, 2010 
(D31) Queen's Gambit Declined, 58 moves, 1/2-1/2

||3:3+g
Vaganian vs K Mueller, 1996
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 72 moves, 0-1

Capablanca vs O Chajes, 1916 
(C83) Ruy Lopez, Open, 60 moves, 1-0

3:2
Ding Liren vs Rapport, 2019
(E00) Queen's Pawn Game, 67 moves, 1/2-1/2

g+||a-c
K Richter vs S Rotenstein, 1932 
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 42 moves, 1-0

D Anton Guijarro vs R Edouard, 2020
(D34) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch, 53 moves, 1/2-1/2

E Safarli vs D Kollars, 2021
(C77) Ruy Lopez, 49 moves, 1/2-1/2

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