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Endgames (yup, another boring title)
Compiled by 1. h4
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Instructive, interesting, and somewhat random -.- endgames. But mainly instructive.

Winning a knight endgame.
Ribli vs Barcza, 1969
(B10) Caro-Kann, 100 moves, 1-0

Another tricky knight endgame.
Beim vs Karpov, 2008 
(A45) Queen's Pawn Game, 58 moves, 0-1

Awesome endgame technique, first with rooks, then with queens.
J Bernstein vs Capablanca, 1915 
(C48) Four Knights, 89 moves, 0-1

47. Ng2! (or do you prefer 47. Ng2!!!!!!!!!! ?)
Karpov vs Kasparov, 1984 
(D34) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch, 70 moves, 1-0

Andersson vs Leko, 1996 
(A15) English, 91 moves, 1-0

Rubnstein made this ending look easy.
Rubinstein vs Spielmann, 1922 
(A57) Benko Gambit, 47 moves, 1-0

Kasparov showcases his endgame technique.
Short vs Kasparov, 1989 
(B93) Sicilian, Najdorf, 6.f4, 103 moves, 0-1

"Seeing is believing"
Polgar vs G Gislason, 1988 
(B78) Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack, 10.castle long, 105 moves, 1-0

Black's knight is much superior to White's ghost bishop.
L Bauza vs Rossetto, 1952
(A48) King's Indian, 58 moves, 0-1

The bishop pair rules in the endgame.
P Dittmar vs Kamsky, 2010 
(A10) English, 70 moves, 0-1

Oh no, the dreaded N+B mating pattern...:)
Ni Hua vs Sundararajan, 2009 
(B17) Caro-Kann, Steinitz Variation, 120 moves, 1-0

Mating with lone B+N, example #2
Smeets vs R Swinkels, 2007 
(B54) Sicilian, 95 moves, 0-1

K+N+N beats K+P+P...that takes skillz!!
D Gurevich vs R Rowley, 1990 
(A17) English, 120 moves, 1-0

Wang wins a B+N vs B+N endgame.
Wang Yue vs I Khairullin, 2010 
(E04) Catalan, Open, 5.Nf3, 47 moves, 1-0

Kramnik wins an extremely impressive endgame.
Kramnik vs Ponomariov, 2009 
(D38) Queen's Gambit Declined, Ragozin Variation, 81 moves, 1-0

How to hold a R with only a N, nothing else!
A Evdokimov vs Sveshnikov, 2003 
(D45) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 86 moves, 1/2-1/2

Hey, a desicive Opposite-Colored Bishops ending! :)
Topalov vs Kasparov, 1999 
(A15) English, 54 moves, 0-1

Tal shows how to win a R+B vsR+B ending, 2 pawns up.
Tal vs P Trifunovic, 1966 
(E17) Queen's Indian, 57 moves, 1-0

Fischer vs Petrosian, 1962 
(C12) French, McCutcheon, 43 moves, 0-1

B vs B, Karpov wins against the isolani on the d-file.
Karpov vs Hort, 1973 
(C05) French, Tarrasch, 45 moves, 1-0

Capa always makes it seem so natural...here he perfects R vs R.
Capablanca vs Tartakower, 1924  
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 52 moves, 1-0

Black's active king wins.
Lobron vs Romanishin, 1983 
(C96) Ruy Lopez, Closed, 65 moves, 0-1

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