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Compiled by sorokahdeen
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Petrosian Positional Sicilian Victory

Petrosian Wins Positional Sicilian
Pilnik vs Petrosian, 1954
(B59) Sicilian, Boleslavsky Variation, 7.Nb3, 49 moves, 0-1

Petrosian Blunders in a Won Position Against Bronstein
Petrosian vs Bronstein, 1956 
(E66) King's Indian, Fianchetto, Yugoslav Panno, 36 moves, 0-1

The Game Larry Evans Explained to me as PAWNS!
Dunaev vs Petrosian, 1946 
(B84) Sicilian, Scheveningen, 32 moves, 0-1

Three pieces versus the queen
Kaidanov vs R Hess, 2012 
(D45) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 33 moves, 0-1

One of the best ideas ever!
Petrosian vs Petrovsky, 1946 
(E11) Bogo-Indian Defense, 28 moves, 1-0

Amazing Defense by Petrosian
Rodolfo Cardoso vs Petrosian, 1975 
(B81) Sicilian, Scheveningen, Keres Attack, 50 moves, 0-1

And when petrosian plays like Tal...
E Terpugov vs Petrosian, 1957 
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 27 moves, 0-1

Known as "pinteresting" due to the number of pins used
Radjabov vs Bu Xiangzhi, 2008 
(D10) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 41 moves, 1-0

A closed catalan where p-advantage transitions into attack
Gelfand vs Adams, 2006 
(E09) Catalan, Closed, 39 moves, 1-0

An Attack by Karpov ending with a queen sacrifice
Karpov vs Geller, 1983 
(C84) Ruy Lopez, Closed, 31 moves, 1-0

I Cheparinov vs E Alekseev, 2008 
(C95) Ruy Lopez, Closed, Breyer, 35 moves, 1-0

Cool Middlegame Plan
Harikrishna vs A Bellaiche, 2011 
(D44) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 59 moves, 1-0

Anand wins with little more than space to work with....
Anand vs Kamsky, 1995
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 50 moves, 1-0

Maroczy vs Suechting Redux
Kasparov vs X3D Fritz, 2003 
(D45) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 45 moves, 1-0

Fantastic positional miniature
Petrosian vs P M Nielsen, 1960  
(A80) Dutch, 25 moves, 1-0

Fascinating Strategy
Taimanov vs Matulovic, 1970 
(D25) Queen's Gambit Accepted, 42 moves, 1-0

Rubinstein Outplays Schlechter.
Rubinstein vs Schlechter, 1912 
(D41) Queen's Gambit Declined, Semi-Tarrasch, 39 moves, 1-0

Lovely positional/transitional game...
Bagirov vs G Schebler, 1993
(E90) King's Indian, 41 moves, 1-0

Looks like Maroczy-Suechting
Sasikiran vs A Wahono, 2000
(D63) Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense, 35 moves, 1-0

King's Indian Sämisch.
Murey vs W Watson, 1985 
(E84) King's Indian, Samisch, Panno Main line, 35 moves, 1-0

VERY deep positional exchange sacrifice.
M Bluebaum vs A Korobov, 2016 
(D17) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 33 moves, 1-0

Very pretty da Danument
T Thorhallsson vs G Lagumina, 1992
(D45) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 33 moves, 1-0

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