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95a_QR endgames --> Heavy pieces in action
Compiled by whiteshark
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Endgames with Queens and Rooks can be tricky. With so much firepower around both Kings tend to feel uncomfortable, and pawns, if there are any left, do not always offer reliable protection. No wonder tactics abound in such endgames. - O. Reeh

Major-piece endings, for example ones with ♕+♖ are notorously decided in favour of the side with the more effective and/or more advanced passed pawn. From the standpoint of modern middlegame theory, the more interesting issue concerns the role of passed pawns earlier in the game. John Watson, Secrets of modern chess theory, p 37.

sub-forum to Game Collection: zz03_Heavy pieces in action: pure QRR middlegame

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Anand vs Ivanchuk, 2008 
(C89) Ruy Lopez, Marshall, 58 moves, 1/2-1/2

...
E Canal vs L Schmid, 1953 
(C01) French, Exchange, 58 moves, 1-0

...
Zappa vs Rybka, 2007 
(B52) Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack, 129 moves, 1-0

missed opportunity <32.Rd6!>
S R Chowdhury vs A Gupta, 2006 
(B56) Sicilian, 82 moves, 1/2-1/2

Super GMs QR technique.
Khalifman vs Tiviakov, 1995 
(A29) English, Four Knights, Kingside Fianchetto, 74 moves, 1-0

lost
S Madsen vs M Napolitano, 1950 
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 28 moves, 0-1

GM experience outplayed black
Shirov vs G Gauglitz, 2008 
(D85) Grunfeld, 41 moves, 1-0

QR --> R-2
D Yevseev vs M Matlakov, 2004 
(D31) Queen's Gambit Declined, 61 moves, 0-1

Finale
Spassky vs Stein, 1964 
(D86) Grunfeld, Exchange, 33 moves, 0-1

36.?
Steinitz vs Schlechter, 1898 
(C53) Giuoco Piano, 38 moves, 1-0

...
Z Gyimesi vs Portisch, 2004
(D39) Queen's Gambit Declined, Ragozin, Vienna Variation, 92 moves, 1-0

...
Anand vs Adams, 1994 
(B18) Caro-Kann, Classical, 53 moves, 1-0

go for #
Sliwa vs Bobotsov, 1961 
(E83) King's Indian, Samisch, 46 moves, 0-1

...
T L Petrosian vs Jakovenko, 2004 
(B25) Sicilian, Closed, 75 moves, 1-0

QRB --> QR
Tal vs N Gaprindashvili, 1964 
(C99) Ruy Lopez, Closed, Chigorin, 12...cd, 42 moves, 1-0

QR mating net
L Savitsky vs S Von Freymann, 1934 
(D43) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 46 moves, 1-0

QR --> R
Karpov vs Kamsky, 1996 
(D45) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 66 moves, 1/2-1/2

QR --> Q
Kamsky vs Karpov, 1996 
(B17) Caro-Kann, Steinitz Variation, 61 moves, 1/2-1/2

QR --> R
Korchnoi vs C Lutz, 2003
(E12) Queen's Indian, 59 moves, 1/2-1/2

weak play
M Ujtelky vs L Alster, 1959 
(A81) Dutch, 59 moves, 1/2-1/2

...
Ragozin vs M Yudovich Sr., 1947 
(D51) Queen's Gambit Declined, 83 moves, 1-0

...
Epishin vs C Lutz, 1994
(D58) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tartakower (Makagonov-Bondarevsky) Syst, 53 moves, 1/2-1/2

R --> QR!
W John vs Alekhine, 1910 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 62 moves, 0-1

...
Keres vs Stahlberg, 1939 
(C09) French, Tarrasch, Open Variation, Main line, 56 moves, 1-0

...
G Kluger vs B Sandor, 1954 
(A89) Dutch, Leningrad, Main Variation with Nc6, 77 moves, 1/2-1/2

QR:Q endgame
E Najer vs I Lysyj, 2008
(C11) French, 103 moves, 1-0

...
Holzke vs A Gupta, 2009
(D47) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 68 moves, 0-1

--> RR --> R
B Reichstein vs M Dougherty, 2008
(B73) Sicilian, Dragon, Classical, 65 moves, 0-1

--> RR --> R
M Narciso Dublan vs H H Hernandez, 2008 
(A28) English, 45 moves, 1/2-1/2

QRR--> R
Janowski vs Lasker, 1901 
(C52) Evans Gambit, 42 moves, 0-1

...
Albin vs Von Bardeleben, 1895  
(C50) Giuoco Piano, 80 moves, 1/2-1/2

QR only
Evans vs Rossolimo, 1955 
(C98) Ruy Lopez, Closed, Chigorin, 66 moves, 0-1

threats out of the blue
J H Donner vs Szabados, 1950 
(B91) Sicilian, Najdorf, Zagreb (Fianchetto) Variation, 46 moves, 0-1

QR hunting saison
Capablanca vs H Steiner, 1933 
(C49) Four Knights, 25 moves, 1-0

E Lundin vs Foltys, 1941
(A15) English, 32 moves, 1/2-1/2

Opocensky vs G Fuster, 1941
(D26) Queen's Gambit Accepted, 51 moves, 0-1

Foltys vs Stoltz, 1941
(D33) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch, 40 moves, 0-1

Rellstab vs I V Rohacek, 1942
(B13) Caro-Kann, Exchange, 59 moves, 1/2-1/2

C Purdy vs I Rogers, 1979 
(D32) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch, 47 moves, 0-1

Rucksack wins
I Saren vs O Alivirta, 1974 
(B96) Sicilian, Najdorf, 32 moves, 1-0

QR --> Q
Lutikov vs A V Cherepkov, 1961
(C77) Ruy Lopez, 81 moves, 0-1

Razuvaev vs A V Cherepkov, 1982
(E80) King's Indian, Samisch Variation, 79 moves, 1-0

QR danger
W Napier vs Olland, 1902 
(D60) Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense, 38 moves, 1-0

He goes a bridge too far
Von Bardeleben vs W Napier, 1902 
(C77) Ruy Lopez, 41 moves, 0-1

Rubinstein vs Capablanca, 1928 
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 32 moves, 1/2-1/2

Taimanov vs Fischer, 1971 
(D80) Grunfeld, 47 moves, 0-1

hunting
Carlsen vs Dominguez Perez, 2009 
(D97) Grunfeld, Russian, 43 moves, 1-0

Pawn f6, you know
Leko vs Bacrot, 2009 
(E15) Queen's Indian, 39 moves, 1-0

finita la comedia --> 4 Queens
Vidmar vs Yates, 1925 
(E12) Queen's Indian, 60 moves, 1-0

QR: A clean guided endgame tour
Oll vs Dreev, 1989 
(C60) Ruy Lopez, 47 moves, 1-0

unfought
Leko vs Naiditsch, 2009 
(D39) Queen's Gambit Declined, Ragozin, Vienna Variation, 27 moves, 1/2-1/2

QR --> R --> P --> Q
Karjakin vs Gelfand, 2008 
(A70) Benoni, Classical with 7.Nf3, 89 moves, 1/2-1/2

oh nos
Huebner vs N Degenhardt, 1965 
(B56) Sicilian, 56 moves, 0-1

QR--> R
Karpov vs Carlsen, 2007 
(E15) Queen's Indian, 92 moves, 0-1

lost
H Olafsson vs Nepomniachtchi, 2008 
(D47) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 51 moves, 0-1

QR --> Q
P Tregubov vs Nepomniachtchi, 2007 
(D11) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 67 moves, 0-1

good show, draw o.k.
E Alekseev vs Caruana, 2009 
(B76) Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack, 52 moves, 1/2-1/2

QR --> R
Alekhine vs Bogoljubov, 1929 
(D51) Queen's Gambit Declined, 77 moves, 1-0

die Bauern, abgegrast
Azmaiparashvili vs Topalov, 2003 
(A70) Benoni, Classical with 7.Nf3, 38 moves, 0-1

B Grachev vs Korotylev, 2007 
(D11) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 54 moves, 1-0

QR --> Q
Van der Sterren vs Kindermann, 1988
(A30) English, Symmetrical, 104 moves, 1/2-1/2

QRR --> QR --> R
Fischer vs Spassky, 1992 
(B44) Sicilian, 67 moves, 1-0

A Kappel vs T Gavriel, 2008 
(B31) Sicilian, Rossolimo Variation, 50 moves, 1-0

QR is enough to checkmate
K Richter vs Saemisch, 1933 
(C73) Ruy Lopez, Modern Steinitz Defense, 32 moves, 1-0

QR --> R
Zhang Pengxiang vs S Sale, 2005
(B40) Sicilian, 74 moves, 1/2-1/2

Tarrasch vs J Mieses, 1922 
(A90) Dutch, 82 moves, 1/2-1/2

QR --> R
Gelfand vs Lerner, 1987 
(E12) Queen's Indian, 53 moves, 1-0

QR --> R
P N Royset vs B Socko, 2009
(B22) Sicilian, Alapin, 56 moves, 0-1

QR --> R
N Getz vs V Malakhatko, 2009
(B22) Sicilian, Alapin, 51 moves, 1/2-1/2

Robson vs M Socko, 2009
(B35) Sicilian, Accelerated Fianchetto, Modern Variation with Bc4, 40 moves, 1/2-1/2

QR --> Q
M Mahjoob vs Lputian, 2001
(C03) French, Tarrasch, 58 moves, 0-1

Alekhine vs Levenfish, 1920 
(D32) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch, 35 moves, 1/2-1/2

Aronian vs Jakovenko, 2009 
(A34) English, Symmetrical, 51 moves, 1-0

Huang Qian vs E Tairova, 2009 
(D44) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 45 moves, 1-0

R Moor vs D Good, 2005 
(A09) Reti Opening, 40 moves, 1-0

2:3|| Balashov's mastery
Karpov vs Balashov, 1980 
(E12) Queen's Indian, 85 moves, 0-1

QR --> Q
O Ekebjaerg vs Y Neishtadt, 1967
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 54 moves, 1-0

A Sharevich vs E Paehtz, 2005
(E06) Catalan, Closed, 5.Nf3, 44 moves, 0-1

QR with pp on both sides
Shulman vs Naiditsch, 2009 
(D39) Queen's Gambit Declined, Ragozin, Vienna Variation, 41 moves, 0-1

Bromberger vs Golod, 2009
(D27) Queen's Gambit Accepted, Classical, 41 moves, 1-0

they didn't really start it
Alekhine vs O Tenner, 1911 
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 23 moves, 1/2-1/2

QR --> R
D Harika vs I Rajlich, 2009 
(D80) Grunfeld, 58 moves, 0-1

S Sjugirov vs I Kurnosov, 2009
(C78) Ruy Lopez, 58 moves, 1-0

QR --> R
Berliner vs Fischer, 1963 
(D35) Queen's Gambit Declined, 53 moves, 0-1

A Rysbayeva vs E Yanik, 2008 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 63 moves, 0-1

QR --> Q -->p
L Koerholz vs P Gayson, 2009
(A80) Dutch, 83 moves, 1-0

QR --> p
Tal vs Korchnoi, 1958 
(C18) French, Winawer, 35 moves, 0-1

E Alekseev vs Z Stanojoski, 2009
(B76) Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack, 58 moves, 1-0

K Lie vs V Gashimov, 2007 
(A45) Queen's Pawn Game, 55 moves, 0-1

silent move?
Caruana vs V Gashimov, 2009 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 30 moves, 0-1

real cuties
N Paikidze vs K Tjolsen, 2009
(B17) Caro-Kann, Steinitz Variation, 51 moves, 1-0

caught!
Korchnoi vs Flohr, 1954
(A09) Reti Opening, 34 moves, 0-1

thus moved K
Kasparov vs Short, 1999 
(E20) Nimzo-Indian, 40 moves, 1-0

Chigorin vs Vidmar, 1906 
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 51 moves, 1-0

61.Qc8!!
T Kosintseva vs E Zaiatz, 2009 
(C96) Ruy Lopez, Closed, 65 moves, 1-0

Huntington clash of civilizations
Carlsen vs Smeets, 2010 
(D44) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 41 moves, 1-0

D Reinderman vs Nyback, 2010
(D45) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 39 moves, 0-1

Danger
K Lie vs Vocaturo, 2010 
(A10) English, 33 moves, 1-0

51.Rd7! pin/deflection/win
R G Wade vs R Sanguineti, 1958 
(B32) Sicilian, 51 moves, 1-0

--> R
E Jelling vs Nakamura, 2009 
(A88) Dutch, Leningrad, Main Variation with c6, 81 moves, 0-1

Dominguez Perez vs Nakamura, 2010 
(B36) Sicilian, Accelerated Fianchetto, 70 moves, 1/2-1/2

Giri vs So, 2009 
(D11) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 38 moves, 1/2-1/2

T Markowski vs Z Strzemiecki, 2010
(A15) English, 108 moves, 1-0

G C Ardelean vs Lupulescu, 2007
(B67) Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack, 7...a6 Defense, 8...Bd7, 56 moves, 0-1

powerplay, kings hunt
S Sjugirov vs Naiditsch, 2010 
(C67) Ruy Lopez, 48 moves, 1-0

Zvjaginsev vs Morovic Fernandez, 2010 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 39 moves, 1-0

QR - Shattered Kingside Pawns (ogdo noe! )
Topalov vs V Gashimov, 2010 
(D11) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 48 moves, 1-0

Morozevich vs Svidler, 2005 
(E81) King's Indian, Samisch, 55 moves, 0-1

--> R
A Blees vs Plachetka, 1985 
(E54) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Gligoric System, 70 moves, 1-0

-->R
Miles vs Andersson, 1984 
(E42) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3 c5, 5.Ne2 (Rubinstein), 43 moves, 0-1

processring QR 5:3
Topalov vs Aronian, 2008 
(D47) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 70 moves, 1-0

QR --> Q; closed position
Leitao vs H Urday, 1997 
(E32) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, 49 moves, 1/2-1/2

Aronian vs V Gashimov, 2010 
(A70) Benoni, Classical with 7.Nf3, 58 moves, 1-0

Huntington
Watson vs Ciric, 1991 
(B15) Caro-Kann, 44 moves, 0-1

N Paikidze vs V Gunina, 2010 
(B18) Caro-Kann, Classical, 60 moves, 1-0

--> Q
G Milos vs Andersson, 1993 
(C01) French, Exchange, 75 moves, 0-1

final
N Kosintseva vs Y Dembo, 2010 
(B67) Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack, 7...a6 Defense, 8...Bd7, 47 moves, 0-1

-->
T Fiebig vs B Voekler, 2009 
(A48) King's Indian, 68 moves, 1-0

tqctics --> Q
I Sokolov vs Caruana, 2010 
(D43) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 66 moves, 1-0

-->R
D Solak vs D Blagojevic, 2005
(D52) Queen's Gambit Declined, 81 moves, 1/2-1/2

--> R+
Potkin vs V Belov, 2010 
(D85) Grunfeld, 54 moves, 1-0

-->R
P Ponkratov vs Landa, 2010
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 74 moves, 1/2-1/2

very very
Spassky vs Petrosian, 1966 
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 43 moves, 0-1

Navara vs Jansa, 2005 
(D85) Grunfeld, 73 moves, 1/2-1/2

M Roiz vs Naiditsch, 2010 
(A13) English, 41 moves, 1-0

T Bromann vs Short, 2006 
(A21) English, 53 moves, 0-1

QR--> Q
Deep Junior vs Rybka, 2010 
(C16) French, Winawer, 58 moves, 0-1

Kotov vs Flohr, 1946 
(D96) Grunfeld, Russian Variation, 40 moves, 1-0

great play around P ee siix
L Christiansen vs Epishin, 1992
(D80) Grunfeld, 59 moves, 1-0

--> R
Huebner vs R Ruck, 2010 
(D79) Neo-Grunfeld, 6.O-O, Main line, 71 moves, 1-0

--> R
Radjabov vs Gelfand, 2010 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 38 moves, 1-0

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

Did he really missed the win?
Alekhine vs Keres, 1938 
(E58) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Main line with 8...Bxc3, 42 moves, 1/2-1/2

epic hunt
V Malaniuk vs Psakhis, 1983 
(C01) French, Exchange, 56 moves, 0-1

--> R (1/2)
Mamedyarov vs Kramnik, 2010 
(D37) Queen's Gambit Declined, 31 moves, 1/2-1/2

Mattbilder
J Friedel vs M de Jong, 2009 
(B43) Sicilian, Kan, 5.Nc3, 23 moves, 1-0

breakthrough
A Riazantsev vs Ni Hua, 2010 
(D10) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 45 moves, 1-0

Smyslov vs Huebner, 1983 
(A35) English, Symmetrical, 48 moves, 1-0

Vachier-Lagrave vs M Rodshtein, 2010 
(D85) Grunfeld, 54 moves, 1-0

--R
D Gurevich vs Dzindzichashvili, 1995
(E11) Bogo-Indian Defense, 84 moves, 1-0

Rucksack !!!
Bronstein vs Korchnoi, 1962 
(C83) Ruy Lopez, Open, 39 moves, 1-0

kurz
K Helling vs Keres, 1936 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 37 moves, 1-0

un-Finish.ed
T Laasanen vs Bagirov, 2000 
(A10) English, 36 moves, 1-0

Larsen vs F Olafsson, 1995 
(B21) Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4, 41 moves, 1-0

--> R+5
A Leniart vs S Sjugirov, 2010 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 67 moves, 0-1

Swiercz vs F Bindrich, 2010
(D19) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, Dutch, 52 moves, 1/2-1/2

--> Q
H H Hernandez vs Gulko, 2008 
(E39) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, Pirc Variation, 76 moves, 1-0

kings hunt QR:QRR
Fischer vs Matulovic, 1970  
(C63) Ruy Lopez, Schliemann Defense, 33 moves, 1-0

38...f5+ deflection
L A Tan vs Mecking, 1976 
(B77) Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack, 38 moves, 0-1

Karpov vs Lobron, 1996 
(E10) Queen's Pawn Game, 43 moves, 1-0

letzte Zuckungen (last convulsions)
Spassky vs Korchnoi, 1978 
(C26) Vienna, 59 moves, 1-0

-->R
Taimanov vs Uhlmann, 1973
(D94) Grunfeld, 62 moves, 1/2-1/2

QR -->R
M Lubbe vs P Labedz, 2010 
(B17) Caro-Kann, Steinitz Variation, 72 moves, 1-0

QRR--> QR --> Q
T Gelashvili vs I Hakki, 2006
(B20) Sicilian, 54 moves, 1-0

Melli lost the thread
M Lubbe vs V Rozic, 2010 
(C11) French, 43 moves, 0-1

taktische Abwicklung
T Lematschko vs M Lubbe, 2010
(A57) Benko Gambit, 43 moves, 1-0

Carlsen vs S Sulskis, 2010 
(C45) Scotch Game, 59 moves, 1-0

Kings Huntington
Shulman vs N Andrianov, 2002
(A56) Benoni Defense, 32 moves, 1-0

only one woman
Yi Jeng Shiau vs M Kaydanovich, 2010 
(B01) Scandinavian, 45 moves, 1/2-1/2

V Gashimov vs Vaganian, 2007 
(C18) French, Winawer, 48 moves, 1-0

QR--> Q
Navara vs Timman, 2007 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 87 moves, 1-0

--> Q
Spassky vs Geller, 1961 
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 81 moves, 1/2-1/2

--> R
I Salgado Lopez vs T Goutali, 2010
(A41) Queen's Pawn Game (with ...d6), 65 moves, 1/2-1/2

Spassky vs Quinteros, 1981 
(B20) Sicilian, 40 moves, 1/2-1/2

--> Q
Kashdan vs Kupchik, 1936 
(D67) Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense, Bd3 line, 47 moves, 1-0

-->R; cpp
Vogt vs Fish, 2006 
(B42) Sicilian, Kan, 51 moves, 1/2-1/2

a+||3
Adams vs Kasimdzhanov, 2004 
(B43) Sicilian, Kan, 5.Nc3, 47 moves, 1-0

M Bluvshtein vs Epishin, 2004
(B42) Sicilian, Kan, 44 moves, 1-0

--> Q
P F Schmidt vs Alekhine, 1942 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 52 moves, 0-1

L Day vs W Doubleday, 1968 
(C02) French, Advance, 42 moves, 1-0

Abwicklung in p
N Vlassov vs A Iljushin, 2003 
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 47 moves, 1-0

Nyzhnyk vs So, 2005 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 33 moves, 0-1

--> Q
J Mertanen vs S Pavlov, 2010
(E10) Queen's Pawn Game, 78 moves, 1/2-1/2

Carlsen vs Topalov, 2009 
(E90) King's Indian, 41 moves, 1-0

Karjakin vs Topalov, 2009 
(C43) Petrov, Modern Attack, 46 moves, 1-0

F Abbasov vs V Rasulov, 2010 
(E99) King's Indian, Orthodox, Taimanov, 45 moves, 1-0

--> R
Huebner vs J Bosch, 1998
(B53) Sicilian, 67 moves, 1/2-1/2

finally...
Short vs Kasparov, 1993 
(B97) Sicilian, Najdorf, 40 moves, 0-1

uneventful
Mamedyarov vs Nakamura, 2010 
(D56) Queen's Gambit Declined, 43 moves, 1/2-1/2

--> Q
Euwe vs Alekhine, 1937 
(D18) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, Dutch, 62 moves, 1/2-1/2

Euwe vs Alekhine, 1937 
(D19) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, Dutch, 41 moves, 1-0

Euwe vs Alekhine, 1937 
(E46) Nimzo-Indian, 43 moves, 0-1

trade-offs
T Duong vs Yermolinsky, 2007 
(D78) Neo-Grunfeld, 6.O-O c6, 124 moves, 0-1

--> R
Naiditsch vs Golod, 2010
(C64) Ruy Lopez, Classical, 56 moves, 1-0

--> R
Grischuk vs Shirov, 2010 
(D52) Queen's Gambit Declined, 88 moves, 1/2-1/2

G8 tactics !!!
Jobava vs Carlsen, 2005 
(D17) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 39 moves, 1-0

Thus, the final position
S Mariotti vs Floran Vila, 1972 
(B89) Sicilian, 29 moves, 1-0

ppd2 decides the day
P Enders vs C Hansen, 2005
(A01) Nimzovich-Larsen Attack, 40 moves, 0-1

incredible!
Anderssen vs C E A Dupre, 1861 
(C01) French, Exchange, 42 moves, 1-0

F Crowl vs L Steiner, 1945 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 45 moves, 1-0

J Richter vs T Hamarat, 1980 
(C78) Ruy Lopez, 51 moves, 0-1

K Mueller vs Dautov, 2006
(B10) Caro-Kann, 47 moves, 1-0

Kramnik vs Topalov, 2006 
(E04) Catalan, Open, 5.Nf3, 38 moves, 1/2-1/2

N Pogonina vs Kosteniuk, 2011 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 55 moves, 1-0

Karpov lectures on QR endings
Karpov vs Dorfman, 1976 
(B81) Sicilian, Scheveningen, Keres Attack, 50 moves, 1-0

--> Q
Csom vs S Tatai, 1971
(A04) Reti Opening, 70 moves, 1/2-1/2

E Cohn vs Nimzowitsch, 1911 
(D30) Queen's Gambit Declined, 100 moves, 0-1

Korchnoi vs Spassky, 1977 
(D58) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tartakower (Makagonov-Bondarevsky) Syst, 48 moves, 1-0

-->Q
Z Franco Ocampos vs Korchnoi, 1983 
(D85) Grunfeld, 55 moves, 0-1

Ammo and guns
A J Mackenzie vs W Gunston, 1904 
(D66) Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense, Bd3 line, 35 moves, 1-0

showing just how tricky they can be...
Shirov vs Fressinet, 2011 
(C67) Ruy Lopez, 34 moves, 1-0

blunder check
Eljanov vs Short, 2011 
(D37) Queen's Gambit Declined, 43 moves, 1-0

3:2|| --> Q
Petursson vs Jansa, 1985
(D85) Grunfeld, 89 moves, 1/2-1/2

(tactics) -->R
Chernin vs I Stohl, 1993 
(D85) Grunfeld, 52 moves, 1-0

Nice in the final position.
N Andrianov vs Kasparov, 1978 
(A32) English, Symmetrical Variation, 46 moves, 1-0

Fressinet vs Aronian, 2011 
(A41) Queen's Pawn Game (with ...d6), 51 moves, 0-1

--> R
Alekhine vs Euwe, 1932 
(B14) Caro-Kann, Panov-Botvinnik Attack, 70 moves, 1/2-1/2

Lautier vs Svidler, 1998 
(D85) Grunfeld, 34 moves, 1-0

--> R
K Spraggett vs L Day, 1980
(C91) Ruy Lopez, Closed, 77 moves, 0-1

--> R 4:3||
Sznapik vs Hort, 1980
(B18) Caro-Kann, Classical, 67 moves, 0-1

The game!
Spassky vs Tal, 1958 
(E26) Nimzo-Indian, Samisch, 73 moves, 0-1

backrank tactics
Duras vs H Wolf, 1907 
(C65) Ruy Lopez, Berlin Defense, 39 moves, 1-0

QRR <--
Topalov vs Van Wely, 2012 
(E81) King's Indian, Samisch, 58 moves, 1/2-1/2

final hunt
Gunsberg vs Blackburne, 1885 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 39 moves, 1-0

+Sargnagel
Konstantinopolsky vs V Lapin, 1955
(B76) Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack, 25 moves, 1-0

the full package
H Sarink vs H Tiemann, 2004
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 50 moves, 0-1

A Kveinys vs I Sokolov, 2011
(E60) King's Indian Defense, 48 moves, 1/2-1/2

QR hunting
I Bitensky vs O Salmensuu, 2003
(C00) French Defense, 59 moves, 1-0

--> R
Leko vs Anand, 2003 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 65 moves, 1-0

--> Q
V Borsony vs B Koch, 1956
(B65) Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack, 7...Be7 Defense, 9...Nxd4, 54 moves, 1/2-1/2

--> 4Q
Capablanca vs Alekhine, 1927 
(D52) Queen's Gambit Declined, 66 moves, 0-1

--> Q
Keitlinghaus vs Barbero, 1995
(B25) Sicilian, Closed, 64 moves, 1/2-1/2

--> R
Blatny vs Keitlinghaus, 1996
(A12) English with b3, 82 moves, 0-1

Keitlinghaus vs Uhlmann, 1996
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 52 moves, 1-0

--> R
Keitlinghaus vs H Oswald, 1997
(B01) Scandinavian, 62 moves, 1/2-1/2

--> Q
Zherebukh vs Sasikiran, 2012 
(C45) Scotch Game, 68 moves, 1/2-1/2

--> R 3:2||
P Valden vs I Hakki, 2006 
(D56) Queen's Gambit Declined, 82 moves, 1/2-1/2

Phantastic QR-powerplay by Romanishin
Romanishin vs Gulko, 1974 
(B57) Sicilian, 61 moves, 1-0

--> R
Romanishin vs Ljubojevic, 1978
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 80 moves, 1-0

--> R
C van Oosterom vs C Sielecki, 2010 
(A14) English, 71 moves, 1-0

Uffe goes for --> R
Andersson vs Adorjan, 1978 
(A04) Reti Opening, 63 moves, 1-0

hau rein, Kapelle
Spielmann vs Alekhine, 1911 
(B15) Caro-Kann, 55 moves, 1-0

--> R
K Havasi vs E Tholfsen, 1928
(D32) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch, 62 moves, 1/2-1/2

--> R --> R:pp --> Q:R
G Meier vs T Sanikidze, 2010
(A14) English, 63 moves, 0-1

--> Q
B Socko vs F Bellia, 2001
(E09) Catalan, Closed, 55 moves, 1/2-1/2

Did White lose it on time?
C Hansen vs Miles, 1984 
(A29) English, Four Knights, Kingside Fianchetto, 58 moves, 0-1

Good Al hunting
Alekhine vs Capablanca, 1914 
(C62) Ruy Lopez, Old Steinitz Defense, 35 moves, 0-1

40. Qxf8+, and that's it.
Keene vs R Calvo, 1968  
(E63) King's Indian, Fianchetto, Panno Variation, 40 moves, 1-0

B Kreiman vs J Sarkar, 2003
(C11) French, 36 moves, 1/2-1/2

advancing
A Jakubiec vs Smejkal, 1999 
(C34) King's Gambit Accepted, 40 moves, 1-0

Burn vs Znosko-Borovsky, 1906 
(D32) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch, 39 moves, 0-1

nur kurz; --> R
Adorjan vs P Lukacs, 1970
(C69) Ruy Lopez, Exchange, Gligoric Variation, 41 moves, 1-0

--> R --> P
G Kuzmin vs Petrosian, 1977 
(C10) French, 61 moves, 1-0

QR actually
V Gunina vs A Bodnaruk, 2006 
(E89) King's Indian, Samisch, Orthodox Main line, 98 moves, 1-0

--> Q
A Timofeev vs Dreev, 2008
(B56) Sicilian, 54 moves, 0-1

--> Q
Golod vs R N Vasiliev, 1993
(D26) Queen's Gambit Accepted, 62 moves, 1/2-1/2

Silman vs Golod, 1994
(E77) King's Indian, 52 moves, 1/2-1/2

N Kosintseva vs Karpov, 2010 
(C65) Ruy Lopez, Berlin Defense, 59 moves, 0-1

--> R
Romanishin vs V Eingorn, 2002
(A43) Old Benoni, 47 moves, 1/2-1/2

B Savchenko vs G Jones, 2012 
(B76) Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack, 55 moves, 0-1

Keres vs L Luck, 1935 
(A06) Reti Opening, 49 moves, 1-0

-->Q
Ju Wenjun vs Huang Qian, 2012 
(E76) King's Indian, Four Pawns Attack, 81 moves, 0-1

L Schmid vs Bobotsov, 1968
(B61) Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer, Larsen Variation, 7.Qd2, 43 moves, 1-0

Tal vs F Olafsson, 1959 
(B45) Sicilian, Taimanov, 64 moves, 1-0

Good hunting
Gary Robinson vs B Wall, 1975 
(B20) Sicilian, 42 moves, 0-1

J R Koch vs M Nezar, 2012
(C00) French Defense, 46 moves, 0-1

+Ph6
Sevian vs Abhimanyu Puranik, 2010 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 40 moves, 1/2-1/2

E Ovod vs B Kovanova, 2012 
(E58) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Main line with 8...Bxc3, 38 moves, 1-0

Fine manoeuvres by McShane
McShane vs So, 2011 
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 40 moves, 1-0

manouvres + pp
Zhao Xue vs Kosteniuk, 2012 
(A13) English, 44 moves, 0-1

--> Q -> underpromotion
A Reshko vs O Kaminsky, 1972 
(A29) English, Four Knights, Kingside Fianchetto, 71 moves, 1-0

--> underpromotion FTW
Marshall vs W Napier, 1898 
(D08) Queen's Gambit Declined, Albin Counter Gambit, 52 moves, 1-0

--> R
Bologan vs Topalov, 2012
(B30) Sicilian, 70 moves, 1/2-1/2

L Reis vs W Brodda, 2006
(C13) French, 43 moves, 0-1

M Bosboom vs Van Wely, 1991
(A36) English, 42 moves, 0-1

Wang Hao vs Nakamura, 2012 
(B96) Sicilian, Najdorf, 47 moves, 1-0

--> Q
S Mariotti vs Ribli, 1976
(B96) Sicilian, Najdorf, 64 moves, 0-1

Bareev vs Ivanchuk, 2006 
(E37) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, 38 moves, 0-1

A Rakhmanov vs D Gochelashvili, 2010 
(A48) King's Indian, 81 moves, 1-0

final position - backrank tactics
O Bernstein vs Capablanca, 1914 
(D63) Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense, 29 moves, 0-1

hunting
Karpov vs Yusupov, 1989
(D31) Queen's Gambit Declined, 58 moves, 1-0

Kasimdzhanov vs Anand, 2005 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 38 moves, 1-0

QR --> R--> P --> Q
I Ivanisevic vs N Grandelius, 2012 
(D38) Queen's Gambit Declined, Ragozin Variation, 63 moves, 0-1

--> R
Tartakower vs Nimzowitsch, 1927 
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 65 moves, 0-1

Methodical Manouvring
Petrov vs V Mikenas, 1939
(E33) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, 71 moves, 1-0

endgame 21.Qd8+
J Gurczak vs R Mercer, 2011 
(D12) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 22 moves, 1-0

Ausklang
Fischer vs Petrosian, 1971 
(C11) French, 34 moves, 1/2-1/2

scorpion tactics
Sasikiran vs I Ivanisevic, 2012 
(A33) English, Symmetrical, 40 moves, 0-1

Abschlussball
Aronian vs Kamsky, 2010 
(D15) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 51 moves, 0-1

--> R
Andersson vs L Comas Fabrego, 1995
(E64) King's Indian, Fianchetto, Yugoslav System, 61 moves, 1-0

Miles vs Lautier, 1992
(D34) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch, 68 moves, 1-0

--> Q, some 40 moves
Geller vs Krogius, 1992
(C07) French, Tarrasch, 94 moves, 1-0

--> R 3:2
K W Strand vs O Lie, 1985 
(C54) Giuoco Piano, 84 moves, 0-1

2_con_pp
Short vs Jakovenko, 2012 
(A11) English, Caro-Kann Defensive System, 51 moves, 0-1

Das rettende Dauerschach
Vaganian vs Karpov, 1969 
(E20) Nimzo-Indian, 53 moves, 1/2-1/2

A Volokitin vs Y Kryvoruchko, 2011 
(C78) Ruy Lopez, 72 moves, 1-0

Timman vs Salov, 1994
(D15) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 40 moves, 1/2-1/2

--> R
Maroczy vs Nimzowitsch, 1911
(C41) Philidor Defense, 62 moves, 1/2-1/2

the force
Y Lapshun vs L Rasin, 2001 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 32 moves, 1-0

--> unfinished
Y Lapshun vs A Del Mundo, 2001 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 39 moves, 1-0

play against 2 weaknesses
A Bivol vs R Jumabayev, 2012 
(C01) French, Exchange, 31 moves, 0-1

Lasker's only defeat in St Petersburg 1914
O Bernstein vs Lasker, 1914 
(C66) Ruy Lopez, 56 moves, 1-0

--> Q+2:Q
McShane vs Kramnik, 2012 
(C67) Ruy Lopez, 94 moves, 1-0

advantage Karpov
Korchnoi vs Karpov, 1978 
(A29) English, Four Knights, Kingside Fianchetto, 41 moves, 0-1

--> R
Kupchik vs Capablanca, 1915 
(C01) French, Exchange, 50 moves, 0-1

--> R
Short vs G Jones, 2012 
(B20) Sicilian, 58 moves, 1/2-1/2

R Djurhuus vs Hector, 1995
(C69) Ruy Lopez, Exchange, Gligoric Variation, 61 moves, 0-1

noteworthy manouvres!
Anand vs Adams, 1996
(E17) Queen's Indian, 45 moves, 1-0

V Palciauskas vs F Baumbach, 2001
(B32) Sicilian, 51 moves, 1/2-1/2

--> Q
N Miezis vs Korneev, 2007
(A25) English, 77 moves, 0-1

A R Saleh Salem vs N Grandelius, 2012 
(E54) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Gligoric System, 36 moves, 1-0

A Kovalev vs Hertneck, 1992
(C18) French, Winawer, 38 moves, 1/2-1/2

ruckzuck und aus!
J Yrjola vs Yusupov, 1985 
(A90) Dutch, 37 moves, 0-1

Hebden vs E Valeanu, 2012
(A48) King's Indian, 71 moves, 1-0

pawn race on opp wings
Suba vs Okhotnik, 2011
(A16) English, 43 moves, 0-1

--> Q --> P --> Q --> P
Colle vs Gruenfeld, 1929 
(D04) Queen's Pawn Game, 77 moves, 1-0

J Costa vs B Ribeiro, 2001
(C10) French, 54 moves, 1-0

--> Q
Karpov vs S Agdestein, 1991 
(C10) French, 59 moves, 0-1

-->P
I Bilek vs P Troeger, 1961
(C10) French, 81 moves, 1-0

Nyback vs Svidler, 2009 
(D85) Grunfeld, 41 moves, 1-0

Anand vs Karjakin, 2013 
(C65) Ruy Lopez, Berlin Defense, 57 moves, 1/2-1/2

N Dzagnidze vs S Andriasyan, 2007
(E10) Queen's Pawn Game, 36 moves, 1-0

Shengelia vs Areshchenko, 2013 
(D85) Grunfeld, 42 moves, 1-0

--> R 4:3
Carlsen vs Wang Hao, 2013 
(A30) English, Symmetrical, 79 moves, 0-1

-->R
Rubinstein vs Tarrasch, 1914 
(A29) English, Four Knights, Kingside Fianchetto, 60 moves, 1/2-1/2

Alekhine vs V Kahn, 1926
(E00) Queen's Pawn Game, 36 moves, 1-0

tactics
Zvjaginsev vs Bologan, 2010 
(B06) Robatsch, 36 moves, 1-0

battue
E Berg vs Hector, 2012 
(D17) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 47 moves, 1-0

QRR:QR
Shankar Roy vs V Akopian, 2000 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 70 moves, 0-1

Ni Hua vs Lu Shanglei, 2013
(A80) Dutch, 41 moves, 1-0

--> Q
Petrosian vs Hug, 1973 
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 104 moves, 1/2-1/2

hin und her
G Sargissian vs Yu Yangyi, 2011 
(E11) Bogo-Indian Defense, 45 moves, 1-0

Hort vs M Mukhin, 1973
(D41) Queen's Gambit Declined, Semi-Tarrasch, 50 moves, 1-0

Dzindzichashvili vs D Glueck, 1988 
(D35) Queen's Gambit Declined, 45 moves, 1-0

T Kosintseva vs B Khotenashvili, 2013 
(C78) Ruy Lopez, 85 moves, 1-0

Around the board in 44 moves
I Sokolov vs D Howell, 2006 
(D85) Grunfeld, 44 moves, 1-0

QRR --> QR --> R -->P --> Q --> P
Morovic Fernandez vs Short, 1980 
(B06) Robatsch, 60 moves, 1/2-1/2

caught in ze middel
I Ionica vs S Martinovic, 2010
(C07) French, Tarrasch, 45 moves, 0-1

D Dvirnyy vs S Martinovic, 2012
(C11) French, 40 moves, 0-1

V Moiseenko vs M Panarin, 2013
(A45) Queen's Pawn Game, 52 moves, 1/2-1/2

Probably QR endgame of the Year
Rapport vs Short, 2013 
(E21) Nimzo-Indian, Three Knights, 52 moves, 1-0

Not too posh to pusch, man!
G Horvath vs L Puschmann, 2001
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 40 moves, 0-1

QR - WC game 5
Schlechter vs Lasker, 1910  
(C66) Ruy Lopez, 58 moves, 1-0

Ding Liren vs Rapport, 2013 
(E77) King's Indian, 40 moves, 1/2-1/2

--> Q 3:2||
Ding Liren vs Nepomniachtchi, 2013 
(A34) English, Symmetrical, 64 moves, 1/2-1/2

lost
Maroczy vs Spielmann, 1908 
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 33 moves, 1-0

--> R
Capablanca vs Lasker, 1921  
(D63) Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense, 50 moves, 1/2-1/2

--> R
Huebner vs U Boensch, 2009
(B32) Sicilian, 89 moves, 1/2-1/2

-->R
Petrosian vs Konstantinopolsky, 1947 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 41 moves, 1/2-1/2

-->R
V Malakhatko vs S Maze, 2012
(D79) Neo-Grunfeld, 6.O-O, Main line, 52 moves, 1-0

-->Q -->P
Alekhine vs Bjorn Nielsen, 1941 
(C86) Ruy Lopez, Worrall Attack, 70 moves, 0-1

R Appel vs Buhmann, 2008 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 38 moves, 0-1

R Appel vs S Siebrecht, 2013
(A30) English, Symmetrical, 87 moves, 1-0

k.o.
Capablanca vs A Aurbach, 1914 
(D08) Queen's Gambit Declined, Albin Counter Gambit, 28 moves, 1-0

Rechtsschwenk....Marsch!!!
Ivanchuk vs Kramnik, 2013 
(D37) Queen's Gambit Declined, 45 moves, 0-1

-->R
Mamedyarov vs Kamsky, 2012 
(D94) Grunfeld, 70 moves, 1/2-1/2

--> R
Botvinnik vs Smyslov, 1966 
(A21) English, 55 moves, 1-0

sudden mate, out of the blue
Kamsky vs Tomashevsky, 2013 
(C84) Ruy Lopez, Closed, 40 moves, 0-1

S Tomici vs Bluebaum, 2010
(C13) French, 35 moves, 0-1

V Makogonov vs Botvinnik, 1940 
(A93) Dutch, Stonewall, Botvinnik Variation, 44 moves, 1-0

Timman vs Kudrin, 1985
(E31) Nimzo-Indian, Leningrad, Main line, 29 moves, 1-0

Kasparov vs Kamsky, 1993 
(B80) Sicilian, Scheveningen, 35 moves, 1-0

Stahlberg vs Tartakower, 1937
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 50 moves, 1-0

--> R
S Belavenets vs Botvinnik, 1939 
(C19) French, Winawer, Advance, 80 moves, 1/2-1/2

Finale
Rubinstein vs Gruenfeld, 1925 
(A10) English, 58 moves, 1-0

Houdini vs Vitruvius, 2013 
(A87) Dutch, Leningrad, Main Variation, 84 moves, 1/2-1/2

Alekhine vs Colle, 1925 
(D07) Queen's Gambit Declined, Chigorin Defense, 61 moves, 1-0

QR, adv_bP
Karpov vs Huebner, 1973 
(B42) Sicilian, Kan, 41 moves, 1/2-1/2

-->R 2:1||
A Ipatov vs Navara, 2014
(E46) Nimzo-Indian, 80 moves, 1/2-1/2

Korchnoi vs Huebner, 1973 
(A16) English, 38 moves, 1-0

Premature resignation
Bacrot vs Degraeve, 2010 
(B78) Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack, 10.castle long, 31 moves, 1-0

Kasimdzhanov vs J Polgar, 2005 
(B84) Sicilian, Scheveningen, 47 moves, 1-0

R Appel vs E Postny, 2013 
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 68 moves, 0-1

Hebden vs J Bradford, 2007
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 61 moves, 0-1

Korchnoi vs Kholmov, 1964 
(A30) English, Symmetrical, 41 moves, 0-1

D Norwood vs A J Mestel, 1988 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 27 moves, 0-1

ausrollen lassen ...
Speelman vs Carlsen, 2003
(A45) Queen's Pawn Game, 37 moves, 1/2-1/2

--> Q
Rubinstein vs Salwe, 1907 
(D32) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch, 49 moves, 1-0

Sasikiran vs D Haessel, 1997
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 63 moves, 1/2-1/2

A Kushnir vs N Gaprindashvili, 1972 
(D85) Grunfeld, 38 moves, 0-1

Bondarevsky vs K Lloyd, 1960 
(A48) King's Indian, 46 moves, 1-0

Korneev vs T Rendle, 2014
(C03) French, Tarrasch, 45 moves, 1/2-1/2

Botvinnik vs Ragozin, 1943 
(E44) Nimzo-Indian, Fischer Variation, 5.Ne2, 41 moves, 1-0

Aghasaryan vs A Rakhmanov, 2014
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 57 moves, 0-1

QRR--> QR --> Q
Nakamura vs Giri, 2014 
(A34) English, Symmetrical, 39 moves, 1/2-1/2

QR --> R
Gelfand vs Harikrishna, 2014 
(D36) Queen's Gambit Declined, Exchange, Positional line, 6.Qc2, 47 moves, 1-0

QRR --> QR --> R
Karjakin vs Dominguez Perez, 2014 
(B52) Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack, 71 moves, 1/2-1/2

QRR --> QR --> Q
I Platonov vs Gufeld, 1971 
(D01) Richter-Veresov Attack, 41 moves, 0-1

U Von Herman vs G Beikert, 2013 
(D10) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 40 moves, 0-1

P Smirnov vs S Kristjansson, 2001
(C18) French, Winawer, 38 moves, 0-1

A Huang vs W Zhang, 2014
(C16) French, Winawer, 38 moves, 1-0

Houdini vs Stockfish, 2013
(C18) French, Winawer, 87 moves, 0-1

Nunn vs Huebner, 1981 
(C52) Evans Gambit, 58 moves, 0-1

M Cuellar Gacharna vs Korchnoi, 1962 
(B70) Sicilian, Dragon Variation, 56 moves, 1-0

I Cheparinov vs Korchnoi, 2008 
(C11) French, 58 moves, 1-0

H Steniczka vs A Uogele, 1978
(B22) Sicilian, Alapin, 45 moves, 1-0

B Toth vs Ivkov, 1984
(A56) Benoni Defense, 44 moves, 1-0

J Polgar vs G Jones, 2012 
(B78) Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack, 10.castle long, 73 moves, 1/2-1/2

K Georgiev vs Yu Yangyi, 2013 
(E15) Queen's Indian, 44 moves, 1-0

--> Q
J Fuchs vs J Kvisla, 2014
(C01) French, Exchange, 80 moves, 1/2-1/2

--> R --> QR
E Torre vs R Mascarinas, 1978 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 46 moves, 1-0

Karjakin vs Vocaturo, 2006 
(B78) Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack, 10.castle long, 39 moves, 1-0

Topalov vs Anand, 2010 
(D57) Queen's Gambit Declined, Lasker Defense, 33 moves, 0-1

S Volkov vs E Shaposhnikov, 2001
(E20) Nimzo-Indian, 39 moves, 1-0

J Richmond vs J Martorell-Martinez, 1986 
(A45) Queen's Pawn Game, 46 moves, 1-0

--> Q
Mamedyarov vs V Akobian, 2012 
(D34) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch, 104 moves, 1-0

--> R
Kramnik vs Radjabov, 2011 
(E94) King's Indian, Orthodox, 63 moves, 1-0

Kogan vs A Shneider, 1993
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 37 moves, 1/2-1/2

Seirawan vs Mecking, 1992 
(D85) Grunfeld, 37 moves, 1-0

--> R3:2||
A Kowsarinia vs J Carlstedt, 2011
(D33) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch, 50 moves, 1/2-1/2

O Girya vs Kosteniuk, 2014 
(D58) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tartakower (Makagonov-Bondarevsky) Syst, 39 moves, 1-0

Menchik vs P Romanovsky, 1935
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 35 moves, 0-1

Speelman vs Short, 1988
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 41 moves, 1/2-1/2

blitz
Gelfand vs Bareev, 2009
(A31) English, Symmetrical, Benoni Formation, 35 moves, 1-0

Polugaevsky vs Vasiukov, 1961 
(A57) Benko Gambit, 57 moves, 1-0

Fischer vs Reshevsky, 1966 
(C92) Ruy Lopez, Closed, 38 moves, 1-0

8th rank is absolute
Fischer vs O Sarapu, 1967 
(C11) French, 29 moves, 1-0

Sutovsky vs Morozevich, 2014 
(B48) Sicilian, Taimanov Variation, 56 moves, 0-1

T Petenyi vs Bacrot, 2014 
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 52 moves, 0-1

Tal vs B Soderborg, 1962 
(D01) Richter-Veresov Attack, 51 moves, 1/2-1/2

D Bocharov vs A Shomoev, 2009
(E60) King's Indian Defense, 41 moves, 1/2-1/2

Anand vs Tiviakov, 2001 
(B32) Sicilian, 45 moves, 1-0

D Yevseev vs Sarakauskas, 2005
(B07) Pirc, 28 moves, 1-0

W Ehrenfeucht vs T Markowski, 1999
(B27) Sicilian, 60 moves, 0-1

U Krause vs W Ruehr, 1993
(A43) Old Benoni, 47 moves, 1-0

winning
Ding Liren vs G Gajewski, 2014 
(E00) Queen's Pawn Game, 40 moves, 1-0

Shankland vs Jiri Houska, 2014 
(D03) Torre Attack (Tartakower Variation), 51 moves, 1/2-1/2

G Meins vs L Gutman, 2004 
(A51) Budapest Gambit, 38 moves, 0-1

Stockfish vs Nakamura / Rybka, 2014 
(E77) King's Indian, 146 moves, 1-0

--> Q
J L Chabanon vs C Bauer, 2014
(A50) Queen's Pawn Game, 84 moves, 1/2-1/2

R Hallerod vs P Bates, 1957
(C07) French, Tarrasch, 43 moves, 1/2-1/2

Sax vs Smejkal, 1977 
(C45) Scotch Game, 41 moves, 1-0

--> R
Gurgenidze vs J Yuchtman, 1957
(A60) Benoni Defense, 57 moves, 1/2-1/2

Gufeld vs J Yuchtman, 1964
(A56) Benoni Defense, 50 moves, 1/2-1/2

final position
Y Kruppa vs D Komarov, 1991
(C18) French, Winawer, 27 moves, 1-0

#attack
Aronian vs Anand, 2014 
(D38) Queen's Gambit Declined, Ragozin Variation, 46 moves, 1-0

P Smirnov vs S Sjugirov, 2014
(B28) Sicilian, O'Kelly Variation, 55 moves, 1/2-1/2

A Naumann vs R Makhmutov, 2014
(A56) Benoni Defense, 50 moves, 1/2-1/2

A Kikuchi vs I Benaissa, 2010 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 37 moves, 1-0

M Godard vs B Bellahcene, 2012
(A56) Benoni Defense, 50 moves, 0-1

Y Shvayger vs M W Haug, 2008
(B27) Sicilian, 36 moves, 1-0

Dominguez Perez vs Tomashevsky, 2014 
(C78) Ruy Lopez, 100 moves, 1/2-1/2

--> P
Eliskases vs L Schmitt, 1938 
(E33) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, 51 moves, 1-0

Caruana vs Gelfand, 2014 
(E34) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, Noa Variation, 35 moves, 1-0

Kasparov vs Salov, 1991 
(B30) Sicilian, 38 moves, 1/2-1/2

Morozevich vs A Kaliksteyn, 1992
(B76) Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack, 45 moves, 1/2-1/2

Carlsen vs Anand, 2014 
(C65) Ruy Lopez, Berlin Defense, 35 moves, 1-0

E Grivas vs A Colovic, 2001 
(D91) Grunfeld, 5.Bg5, 41 moves, 1-0

Showalter vs Janowski, 1898 
(D37) Queen's Gambit Declined, 32 moves, 0-1

Areshchenko vs A Kovchan, 2014
(B01) Scandinavian, 93 moves, 1-0

Anand vs Carlsen, 2014 
(D85) Grunfeld, 48 moves, 1/2-1/2

O Girya vs V Gunina, 2014 
(E11) Bogo-Indian Defense, 70 moves, 0-1

Stein vs Filip, 1967 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 36 moves, 1-0

Golod vs Y Gruenfeld, 2004
(A65) Benoni, 6.e4, 36 moves, 1-0

Winants vs Kasparov, 1987 
(D59) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tartakower, 55 moves, 0-1

Grischuk vs Carlsen, 2014 
(D37) Queen's Gambit Declined, 40 moves, 1/2-1/2

Keres vs Euwe, 1940 
(E33) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, 55 moves, 1-0

--> R
J van Oosterom vs M Nimtz, 2003
(B80) Sicilian, Scheveningen, 49 moves, 1-0

--> P
Ponomariov vs Giri, 2013
(B27) Sicilian, 90 moves, 1/2-1/2

V Gunina vs Sevian, 2015 
(C77) Ruy Lopez, 69 moves, 0-1

A Timofeev vs K Kuderinov, 2015
(B77) Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack, 53 moves, 1/2-1/2

Knaak vs Uhlmann, 1973 
(D85) Grunfeld, 41 moves, 1-0

D Boros vs R Mogranzini, 2011
(B32) Sicilian, 51 moves, 0-1

--> Q 4:3||
Nunn vs Huebner, 1981
(B10) Caro-Kann, 79 moves, 1/2-1/2

H Contreras vs D Dinh, 2004
(B06) Robatsch, 41 moves, 1-0

Kasparov vs J Dubiel, 1993
(E06) Catalan, Closed, 5.Nf3, 41 moves, 1-0

Z Szymczak vs B Ivanovic, 1979
(B13) Caro-Kann, Exchange, 46 moves, 1/2-1/2

Bogoljubov vs Euwe, 1941 
(D12) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 49 moves, 0-1

sacs R2#
Khismatullin vs Eljanov, 2015 
(E46) Nimzo-Indian, 57 moves, 1-0

L Nikolaiczuk vs Smyslov, 1986 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 60 moves, 0-1

+pp on d7
Onischuk vs K W Troff, 2015 
(D85) Grunfeld, 58 moves, 1/2-1/2

--> Q
Gligoric vs Uhlmann, 1970
(D86) Grunfeld, Exchange, 69 moves, 0-1

Wang Hao vs J Gustafsson, 2015 
(D40) Queen's Gambit Declined, Semi-Tarrasch, 60 moves, 1-0

Vitiugov vs C Balogh, 2015
(D27) Queen's Gambit Accepted, Classical, 38 moves, 1-0

+2
Z Abdumalik vs S Liao, 2012
(C05) French, Tarrasch, 60 moves, 1-0

Haba vs Korchnoi, 1994
(C02) French, Advance, 39 moves, 0-1

K Junge vs P F Schmidt, 1941 
(D50) Queen's Gambit Declined, 44 moves, 0-1

under fire
Caruana vs Jakovenko, 2015 
(C65) Ruy Lopez, Berlin Defense, 47 moves, 0-1

Anand vs Van der Wiel, 1989 
(B32) Sicilian, 53 moves, 0-1

Nakamura vs Jakovenko, 2014 
(D57) Queen's Gambit Declined, Lasker Defense, 34 moves, 1/2-1/2

perp
Shirov vs Fedorov, 2001 
(B76) Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack, 44 moves, 1/2-1/2

A Sokolov vs Yusupov, 1986 
(C19) French, Winawer, Advance, 40 moves, 0-1

Zhang Xiaowen vs Shiqun Ni, 2015 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 28 moves, 1-0

A Matras-Clement vs Harikrishna, 2015 
(C03) French, Tarrasch, 42 moves, 0-1

--> R
So vs Wei Yi, 2013 
(B60) Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer, 75 moves, 1-0

--> R
Wei Yi vs Lu Shanglei, 2015 
(B76) Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack, 56 moves, 1/2-1/2

J Zawadzka vs L Schut, 2014
(C17) French, Winawer, Advance, 45 moves, 1-0

P Nikolic vs Vyzmanavin, 1992 
(E15) Queen's Indian, 80 moves, 0-1

#netz
Kotov vs Keres, 1948 
(C05) French, Tarrasch, 41 moves, 1-0

J Aabling-Thomsen vs Fredrik Hansson, 2015
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 39 moves, 1-0

F Firman Syah vs So, 2005 
(B33) Sicilian, 42 moves, 0-1

L Pantsulaia vs So, 2008 
(E15) Queen's Indian, 48 moves, 0-1

So vs A Ipatov, 2013 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 45 moves, 1-0

So vs D Howell, 2007 
(C47) Four Knights, 37 moves, 1-0

-->P
V Palciauskas vs Vytautas Andriulaitis, 2001 
(B89) Sicilian, 52 moves, 1-0

H Reefschlaeger vs Tal, 1982
(A56) Benoni Defense, 43 moves, 0-1

Q-R deflection
C G Ward vs D Gormally, 2015 
(E20) Nimzo-Indian, 52 moves, 0-1

Leko vs Li Chao, 2015 
(B56) Sicilian, 42 moves, 1/2-1/2

Short vs V Akopian, 2004
(C18) French, Winawer, 88 moves, 1/2-1/2

A Vitolinsh vs Chernin, 1980 
(C02) French, Advance, 39 moves, 1-0

Kingshunt
Timman vs Geller, 1973 
(D59) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tartakower, 36 moves, 0-1

Rubinstein vs Tartakower, 1930 
(D07) Queen's Gambit Declined, Chigorin Defense, 33 moves, 1-0

M Romi vs C Staldi, 1954 
(A48) King's Indian, 51 moves, 1-0

K E Engel vs J S Morgado, 1978
(A25) English, 31 moves, 0-1

Jakovenko vs Gelfand, 2011 
(D56) Queen's Gambit Declined, 64 moves, 1-0

D Howell vs I Papaioannou, 2011
(B01) Scandinavian, 51 moves, 0-1

D Jacimovic vs V Trkaljanov, 2001 
(A67) Benoni, Taimanov Variation, 34 moves, 1-0

hunting all over the board
A Pashikian vs A Gabrielian, 2011
(D85) Grunfeld, 52 moves, 1-0

#500
D H Campora vs K G Shirazi, 1981 
(B69) Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack, 7...a6 Defense, 11.Bxf6, 59 moves, 1/2-1/2

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