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Fighting Against the Draw
Compiled by unionruler
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This collection contains a few games that I liked where the winning player demonstrated the perseverance to open up positions that come across as technically drawn. Enjoy!

Connect Four (Pawns)
A Timofeev vs D Khismatullin, 2009 
(B52) Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack, 62 moves, 1-0

The Rybka Way
McShane vs Short, 2009 
(C45) Scotch Game, 163 moves, 1-0

A Passed Pawn Can Be A Liability Too
McShane vs J Gustafsson, 2009 
(C85) Ruy Lopez, Exchange Variation Doubly Deferred (DERLD), 124 moves, 1-0

The Spirit of the Berlin
D Mastrovasilis vs B Predojevic, 2010
(C67) Ruy Lopez, 64 moves, 0-1

One Step at a Time
G Sargissian vs I Kurnosov, 2008 
(E60) King's Indian Defense, 196 moves, 1-0

Diagonal Diorama
Vitiugov vs A Timofeev, 2009 
(A32) English, Symmetrical Variation, 84 moves, 1-0

Old-fashioned Cavalry Charge
Grischuk vs Wang Hao, 2010 
(D37) Queen's Gambit Declined, 62 moves, 1-0

OCB with Queens Marathon
Aronian vs L Dominguez, 2010 
(D27) Queen's Gambit Accepted, Classical, 161 moves, 1-0

Bringing a Knight into the Fray
V Laznicka vs Robson, 2010 
(A06) Reti Opening, 68 moves, 1-0

Breaking the Benzene Ring
B Khatanbaatar vs K Miton, 2008 
(B43) Sicilian, Kan, 5.Nc3, 105 moves, 1-0

King Charges Castle
J Cukierman vs Capablanca, 1938 
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 91 moves, 0-1

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