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D r a w s Collections Enlarged by FTB Yogi SP
Compiled by fredthebear

The top of this collection was compiled by ZenJewels. Fredthebear copied it from ZenJewels. Other mixed collections are included from GoodKnight, capanegra, and SwitchingQuylthulg. Thank you ZenJewels, GoodKnight, capanegra, and SwitchingQuylthulg for your contributions.

Fredthebear's own additions are toward the bottom of the list.

* Here's a link to Octavia's collection, which looks excellent: Game Collection: Exciting, Original, Unusual And Other Draws by T Fredthebear has not deliberately copied games from this collection link, so there's no telling how many games are shared in common.

* CG Draws:

* MC Move-by-Move: Game Collection: Move by Move - Carlsen (Lakdawala)

* Seven Common Stalemates:

"A tie is like kissing your sister." ― Navy football coach Eddie Erdelatz after a scoreless tie against Duke in 1953

"If a tie is like kissing your sister, losing is like kissing you grandmother with her teeth out." ― George Brett, All-star baseball player

"Gold medals aren't really made of gold. They're made of sweat, determination, and a hard-to-find alloy called guts." ― Dan Gable, all-time winningest wrestler

"You win some, you lose some, you wreck some." — Dale Earnhardt

"Win with grace, lose with dignity!" ― Susan Polgar

"What does it take to be a champion? Desire, dedication, determination, personal and professional discipline, focus, concentration, strong nerves, the will to win, and yes, talent!" ― Susan Polgar

"No matter how successful you are (or will be), never ever forget the people who helped you along the way, and pay it forward! Don't become arrogant and conceited just because you gained a few rating points or made a few bucks. Stay humble and be nice, especially to your fans!" ― Susan Polgar

Roses are red

Violets are blue

Zappa's bad at chess

And horrible at checkers too

Question: On average, most people have fewer friends than their friends have; this is known as what? Answer: Friendship paradox – you are more likely to be friends with someone who has more friends than someone who has fewer friends than you.

Question: What is the shortest complete English sentence? Answer: Go.

The Frog That Wished to Be As Big As the Ox

The tenant of a bog,
An envious little frog,
Not bigger than an egg,
A stately bullock spies,
And, smitten with his size,
Attempts to be as big.
With earnestness and pains,
She stretches, swells, and strains,
And says, "Sister Frog, look here! see me!
Is this enough?" "No, no."
"Well, then, is this?" "Poh! poh!
Enough! you don't begin to be."
And thus the reptile sits,
Enlarging till she splits.
The world is full of folks
Of just such wisdom; –
The lordly dome provokes
The cit to build his dome;
And, really, there is no telling
How much great men set little ones a-swelling.

"Don't look back. Something might be gaining on you." ― Satchel Paige

"If" by Rudyard Kipling

If you can keep your head when all about you
Are losing theirs and blaming it on you;
If you can trust yourself when all men doubt you, But make allowance for their doubting too;
If you can wait and not be tired by waiting,
Or, being lied about, don't deal in lies,
Or, being hated, don't give way to hating,
And yet don't look too good, nor talk too wise;

If you can dream—and not make dreams your master; If you can think—and not make thoughts your aim; If you can meet with triumph and disaster
And treat those two impostors just the same;
If you can bear to hear the truth you've spoken Twisted by knaves to make a trap for fools,
Or watch the things you gave your life to broken, And stoop and build ‘em up with wornout tools;

If you can make one heap of all your winnings
And risk it on one turn of pitch-and-toss,
And lose, and start again at your beginnings
And never breathe a word about your loss;
If you can force your heart and nerve and sinew
To serve your turn long after they are gone,
And so hold on when there is nothing in you
Except the Will which says to them: "Hold on";

If you can talk with crowds and keep your virtue, Or walk with kings—nor lose the common touch;
If neither foes nor loving friends can hurt you; If all men count with you, but none too much;
If you can fill the unforgiving minute
With sixty seconds' worth of distance run—
Yours is the Earth and everything that's in it, And—which is more—you'll be a Man, my son!

"God has given us two hands, one to receive with and the other to give with." — Billy Graham

"I've read the last page of the Bible. It's all going to turn out all right." — Billy Graham

"A real Christian is a person who can give his pet parrot to the town gossip." — Billy Graham

"Only those who want everything done for them are bored." — Billy Graham

"My home is in Heaven. I'm just traveling through this world." — Billy Graham

"Nothing can bring a real sense of security into the home except true love." — Billy Graham

"The only time my prayers are never answered is on the golf course." — Billy Graham

"God's mercy and grace give me hope - for myself, and for our world." — Billy Graham

"Man has two great spiritual needs. One is for forgiveness. The other is for goodness." — Billy Graham

"Whatever you are doing in the game of life, give it all you've got." — Norman Vincent Peale

"What you do today can improve all your tomorrows." — Ralph Marston

* Riddle-xp-free:

"Darkness cannot drive out darkness: only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate: only love can do that." ― Martin Luther King Jr.

"Believe in yourself. Have faith in your abilities. Without humble but reasonable confidence in your own powers, you cannot be successful or happy." ― Norman Vincent Peale

"The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy." ― Martin Luther King Jr.

"Intelligence plus character-that is the goal of true education." ― Martin Luther King Jr.

"We made too many wrong mistakes." ― Yogi Berra, 18-time American League All-Star

"Never reply to an anonymous letter." ― Yogi Berra, MLB Hall of Fame catcher

"Even Napoleon had his Watergate." ― Yogi Berra, 10-time World Series champion

"Always go to other people's funerals, otherwise they won't come to yours." ― Yogi Berra, one of the greatest Yankees of all time

"When you come to a fork in the road, take it." ― Yogi Berra, 10-time World Series champion

A quick, polite draw offer in the last round.
Letelier vs K S Ojanen, 1953 
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 1 moves, 1/2-1/2

Benoni Def: King's Indian System (A56) 1/2-1/2 A world-record?!
K Rogoff vs A H Williams, 1969 
(A56) Benoni Defense, 106 moves, 1/2-1/2

Sicilian Najdorf. Main Line (B99) 1/2-1/2 Q sacs, N perpetual
Euwe vs Tal, 1960 
(B99) Sicilian, Najdorf, 7...Be7 Main line, 28 moves, 1/2-1/2

Black cannot exploit his material advantage in the endgame.
A Petrov vs P Journoud, 1863 
(C39) King's Gambit Accepted, 33 moves, 1/2-1/2

S Boyd vs T Glimbrant, 1992 
(C49) Four Knights, 46 moves, 1/2-1/2

I A Zaitsev vs Karpov, 1966 
(C43) Petrov, Modern Attack, 14 moves, 1/2-1/2

Comprehensive Chess Course V2, Game 3 Draw by perpetual+
Alekhine vs Lasker, 1914 
(C45) Scotch Game, 16 moves, 1/2-1/2

Portisch vs Lengyel, 1964 
(E41) Nimzo-Indian, 53 moves, 1/2-1/2

The greatest draw ever made??? (Soltis thinks so.)
Tal vs Aronin, 1957 
(D32) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch, 36 moves, 1/2-1/2

V F Titenko vs J Murey, 1963 
(D19) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, Dutch, 54 moves, 1/2-1/2

Bird vs Englisch, 1883 
(C53) Giuoco Piano, 44 moves, 1/2-1/2

I A Horowitz vs M Pavey, 1951 
(E17) Queen's Indian, 78 moves, 1/2-1/2

E Post vs Nimzowitsch, 1905 
(D07) Queen's Gambit Declined, Chigorin Defense, 98 moves, 1/2-1/2

INTERMEDIATE - crazy rook
Evans vs Reshevsky, 1963 
(E55) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Gligoric System, Bronstein Variation, 50 moves, 1/2-1/2

BEGINNER - Crazy Rook Carousel
Janowski vs Gruenfeld, 1925 
(A47) Queen's Indian, 66 moves, 1/2-1/2

BEGINNER - Crazy Rook
Miles vs S Rachels, 1989 
(D20) Queen's Gambit Accepted, 78 moves, 1/2-1/2

Geller swindles an overconfident Reshevsky
Reshevsky vs Geller, 1953 
(E34) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, Noa Variation, 60 moves, 1/2-1/2

Long stalemate trap: immobilize the K, sac the Q!
J Congdon vs E Delmar, 1880 
(C61) Ruy Lopez, Bird's Defense, 44 moves, 1/2-1/2

A great knight sac to draw
Euwe vs Alekhine, 1934 
(A44) Old Benoni Defense, 26 moves, 1/2-1/2

Sicilian Wing Gambit. Marshall (B20) 1/2 Bloodthirsty Perpetual
Bronstein vs Deep Blue, 1996 
(B20) Sicilian, 34 moves, 1/2-1/2

Sicilian Scheveningen. Delayed Keres Atk(B90) 1/2-Crowd Pleaser
Anand vs Kasparov, 1996 
(B81) Sicilian, Scheveningen, Keres Attack, 25 moves, 1/2-1/2

KID Normal. K's Knight Var (E60) 1/2-1/2 Stalemate blunder
Karpov vs Polgar, 1998 
(E60) King's Indian Defense, 75 moves, 1/2-1/2

English, Great Snake Var (A10) 1/2- Maintaining K's opposition
Y Nikolaevsky vs Taimanov, 1967 
(A10) English, 55 moves, 1/2-1/2

Benoni Def. Taimanov (A67) 1/2-1/2 Crazy Rook Sac Stalemate
S Ernst vs Stellwagen, 2003 
(A67) Benoni, Taimanov Variation, 63 moves, 1/2-1/2

KID Orthodox. Positional Def (E94) 1/2- The champ gets swindled
Kasparov vs N McDonald, 1986 
(E94) King's Indian, Orthodox, 55 moves, 1/2-1/2

K's Gambit: Declined. Classical (C30) 1/2- Q sac for Stalemate
Chigorin vs Schlechter, 1905 
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 45 moves, 1/2-1/2

The player with "9 lives" strikes again...
Schlechter vs Janowski, 1907 
(C79) Ruy Lopez, Steinitz Defense Deferred, 77 moves, 1/2-1/2

Modern Def. 2Knts. Suttles (B06)1/2-Arabian Stalemate w/Crazy R
Matulovic vs Suttles, 1970 
(B06) Robatsch, 77 moves, 1/2-1/2

Caro-Kann Accelerated Panov Attk. Modern Var (B10) 1/2-Crazy R
K Wockenfuss vs Andersson, 1977 
(B10) Caro-Kann, 88 moves, 1/2-1/2

Sicilian Richter-Rauzer. Neo-Modern (B62) 1/2-Crazy R Stalemate
Huebner vs Salov, 1989 
(B62) Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer, 60 moves, 1/2-1/2

Dutch Semi-Leningrad (A81) 1/2-1/2 Back rank interpose, Crazy R
F Braga vs P Vezzosi, 1991 
(A81) Dutch, 41 moves, 1/2-1/2

Sicilian Najdorf. Poisoned P (B97)1/2-Crazy R Arabian Stalemate
J Stocek vs G Pelle, 1994 
(B97) Sicilian, Najdorf, 55 moves, 1/2-1/2

KID Orthodox. Glek Def (E94) 1/2-1/2 Mad Rook forces draw
Beliavsky vs H Hamdouchi, 1999 
(E94) King's Indian, Orthodox, 65 moves, 1/2-1/2

KID Orthodox (E91) 1/2-Mad Rook device forces stalemate
H Lieb vs V Vaisman, 2001 
(E91) King's Indian, 82 moves, 1/2-1/2

Center Game: Berger Var (C22) 1/2-1/2 BORING but feasible
H Tahmasebi vs F Sadeghian, 2001 
(C22) Center Game, 87 moves, 1/2-1/2

Spanish, Closed. Smyslov (C93) 1/2-Another protected h-passer
S Jalanskis vs H Ploompuu, 2002 
(C93) Ruy Lopez, Closed, Smyslov Defense, 76 moves, 1/2-1/2

Sicilian Nezhmetdinov-Rossolimo Attk (B51) 1/2-Mad Rook Device
B Lajthajm vs M Zlatic, 2006
(B30) Sicilian, 48 moves, 1/2-1/2

NID Classical. Berlin Var Pirc Var(E39) 1/2-K&Q vs cornered K&R
Morozevich vs Jakovenko, 2006 
(E39) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, Pirc Variation, 114 moves, 1/2-1/2

Sicilian Richter-Rauzer. Modern (B60) 1/2-1/2 Mad Rook Device
K Arakhamia-Grant vs P Poobalasingam, 2007 
(B60) Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer, 74 moves, 1/2-1/2

Sicilian Paulsen. Bastrikov (B47) 1/2-1/2 Mad Rook Stalemate
I Gaponenko vs B de Jong-Muhren, 2007 
(B47) Sicilian, Taimanov (Bastrikov) Variation, 75 moves, 1/2-1/2

French Rubinstein Blackburne Def (C10) 1/2-1/2 Mad Rook device
Van der Wiel vs E Berg, 2007 
(C10) French, 56 moves, 1/2-1/2

Zukertort vs Dbl Fio (A04) 1/2-Mad Rook device forces stalemate
C Foisor vs F Wantiez, 2007
(A04) Reti Opening, 79 moves, 1/2-1/2

Gruenfeld Exchange. Classical (D86) 1/2-Mad R Arabian Stalemate
Hertneck vs R Ris, 2007 
(D86) Grunfeld, Exchange, 64 moves, 1/2-1/2

Gruenfeld, Brinckmann Attk (D82) 1/2-Another corner K stalemate
Cmilyte vs Lagno, 2012 
(D82) Grunfeld, 4.Bf4, 58 moves, 1/2-1/2

QGA Old Variation (D20) 1/2-1/2 Oops in the corner
E Williams vs Harrwitz, 1846 
(D20) Queen's Gambit Accepted, 84 moves, 1/2-1/2

Modern Defense: Averbakh Var (A42) 1/2-1/2 Mad Rook Device
Chandler vs B Feustel, 1981 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 66 moves, 1/2-1/2

An attempted draw from a crazy rook C80 1-0 67
Cordel / Minckwitz / Allies vs Anderssen / Goering / Allies, 1871 
(C80) Ruy Lopez, Open, 67 moves, 1-0

Slav Def. Modern (D11) 1/2-1/2 Sacrifices to avoid defeat!
M Walter vs G Nagy, 1924 
(D11) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 59 moves, 1/2-1/2

French Def. Tarrasch. Open System (C07) 1/2-1/2 46...Q offer
Keres vs Kholmov, 1948 
(C07) French, Tarrasch, 63 moves, 1/2-1/2

Uncommon Opening (A00) 1/2-1/2 It's a dead even draw
Janosevic vs Geller, 1968 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 0 moves, 1/2-1/2

Queen Pawn Opening (A40) 1/2-1/2 The passive Adolph
Tartakower vs A Kraemer, 1928 
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 1 moves, 1/2-1/2

Queen Pawn Opening (A40) 1/2-1/2 Shades of Tartakower - Kramer
Karpov vs Leko, 1995 
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 1 moves, 1/2-1/2

Underpromotion to N saves the day as Q,B,R would lose
S Shipov vs V Gagarin, 1994 
(E15) Queen's Indian, 60 moves, 1/2-1/2

Cornered King orders Crazy Rook to force Stalemate!
W E Fuller vs L Basin, 1992 
(A80) Dutch, 38 moves, 1/2-1/2

Damiano's Defense 3...Qe7 finds sac perpetual vs Fischer.
Fischer vs R F McGregor, 1964 
(C20) King's Pawn Game, 26 moves, 1/2-1/2

Tarrasch Def. Classical. Advance (D34) 1/2- Perpetual N threat
J Saladino vs C Cranbourne, 1986 
(D34) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch, 19 moves, 1/2-1/2

Caro-Kann Def. Bronstein-Larsen Var(B16) 1/2-Notes by Ray Keene
Lasker vs Nimzowitsch, 1914  
(B16) Caro-Kann, Bronstein-Larsen Variation, 42 moves, 1/2-1/2

Last move K to 6th is critical. P to 6th = stalemate.
Nakamura vs Karjakin, 2004 
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 55 moves, 1-0

NID Normal. Saemisch Deferred (E51) 1/2-1/2 Nice save by Black
Szabo vs Kholmov, 1965 
(E51) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, 46 moves, 1/2-1/2

Stalemate w/no pieces taken: played by two exactly 2500s
J Hohmeister vs T Frank, 1993 
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 12 moves, 1/2-1/2

Spanish Game: Open (C80) 1/2-1/2 She had the last word!
J Pribyl vs A Ornstein, 1977 
(C80) Ruy Lopez, Open, 66 moves, 1/2-1/2

Underpromotion to avoid stalemate - move 77
Alapin vs Rubinstein, 1908 
(C20) King's Pawn Game, 78 moves, 0-1

Saragossa Opening 1.c3 (A00) 1/2-1/2 King & Pawn Stalemate
Tartakower vs Reti, 1925 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 78 moves, 1/2-1/2

Slav Defense: Soultanbeieff Var (D16) 1/2-1/2 Lively
Anand vs Karjakin, 2012 
(D16) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 45 moves, 1/2-1/2

Scotch Game: Blumenfeld Attk (C45) 1/2-1/2 80 yrs old vs 64 yrs
J Mieses vs E G Sergeant, 1946 
(C45) Scotch Game, 26 moves, 1/2-1/2

Perpetual Check of the Queen D00 1/2-1/2 15
T Purser vs Euwe, 1978 
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 15 moves, 1/2-1/2

Sicilian Najdorf. English Attack (B90) 1-0Who needs SIX Queens?
E Szalanczy vs T Nguyen, 2009 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 75 moves, 1/2-1/2

Colle-Zukertort Becomes a Stalemate... Cunning!
J Fichtl vs F Blatny, 1956 
(A47) Queen's Indian, 49 moves, 1/2-1/2

The theoretically most important game of the first half of 1988
Sax vs Seirawan, 1988 
(B09) Pirc, Austrian Attack, 13 moves, 1/2-1/2

French Winawer. Poisoned Pawn (C18) Dbl R Sac Draw
Balashov vs Bareev, 1987 
(C18) French, Winawer, 29 moves, 1/2-1/2

Game 83 in Modern Chess Strategy III by Ludek Pachman
Bronstein vs Kotov, 1948 
(D31) Queen's Gambit Declined, 41 moves, 1/2-1/2

Old Indian Defense: Ukrainian(A54) 1/2-1/2 N sac, Q+ perpetual
O Chernikov vs Vasiukov, 2005 
(A54) Old Indian, Ukrainian Variation, 4.Nf3, 12 moves, 1/2-1/2

Spanish, Open. Karpov Gambit (C80) 1/2-1/2 Spanish Fried Liver
Svidler vs Anand, 1999 
(C80) Ruy Lopez, Open, 69 moves, 1/2-1/2

Sicilian Najdorf. Goteborg (Argentine) (B98)1/2- 3 Ps for Minor
Gligoric vs Fischer, 1958 
(B98) Sicilian, Najdorf, 32 moves, 1/2-1/2

Sicilian Najdorf. Poisoned P Accepted (B97) 1/2-1/2 Perpetual
F Vallejo Pons vs Kasparov, 2004 
(B97) Sicilian, Najdorf, 34 moves, 1/2-1/2

KID Saemisch. Normal Def (E81) 1/2-1/2 Q giveways
A Zamikhovsky vs R Nezhmetdinov, 1956 
(E81) King's Indian, Samisch, 41 moves, 1/2-1/2

Um jogo simplesmente BRILHANTE! B80 1/2-1/2 60
Anand vs Topalov, 2005 
(B80) Sicilian, Scheveningen, 60 moves, 1/2-1/2

Chigorin tries the Steinitz Gambit against its inventor!
Chigorin vs Steinitz, 1892 
(C28) Vienna Game, 47 moves, 1/2-1/2

Three Knights Opening: Schlechter Var (C46) 1/2-1/2 Round 10
Schlechter vs Teichmann, 1912
(C46) Three Knights, 27 moves, 1/2-1/2

French Def. Steinitz. Boleslavsky Var (C11) 1/2-1/2 Q Perpetual
Grischuk vs H Wang, 2013 
(C11) French, 30 moves, 1/2-1/2

Spanish Game: Marshall Attack. Modern Main Line (C89) 1/2-1/2
Tal vs Spassky, 1965 
(C89) Ruy Lopez, Marshall, 37 moves, 1/2-1/2

Spanish Game: Morphy Def (C78) 1/2-1/2 Novelty
Svidler vs Caruana, 2010 
(C78) Ruy Lopez, 41 moves, 1/2-1/2

Kasparov forced a draw when he was a queen and a bishop up!
Kasparov vs K Georgiev, 1988 
(A29) English, Four Knights, Kingside Fianchetto, 78 moves, 1/2-1/2

English, Symmetrical. Mecking Var (A39) 1/2-1/2 Q Perpetual
L Bruzon Batista vs Carlsen, 2006 
(A39) English, Symmetrical, Main line with d4, 49 moves, 1/2-1/2

Sicilian Najdorf (B90) 1/2-1/2 Fredthebear still remembers
Short vs Kasparov, 1993 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 40 moves, 1/2-1/2

It takes nuts of steel to allow an en passant check like this!
Timman vs Leko, 1999
(B45) Sicilian, Taimanov, 45 moves, 1/2-1/2

English, Agincourt Def. Catalan Def (A14) 1/2-Q sac counterplay
Ehlvest vs Nakamura, 2009 
(A14) English, 37 moves, 1/2-1/2

Sicilian Richter-Rauzer. Classical (B64) 1/2-Fightin' for 1st
Ivanchuk vs C Hansen, 2003 
(B64) Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack, 56 moves, 1/2-1/2

A copy of the famous "Immortal Draw," Hamppe vs Meitner, 1872
A Nilsson vs J Eriksson, 1991 
(C25) Vienna, 20 moves, 1/2-1/2

90. b8=N gives White good drawing chances
Adams vs Miles, 1993 
(B72) Sicilian, Dragon, 122 moves, 1/2-1/2

Sicilian Najdorf. Anti-English Attk(290) 1/2-1/2 R+ from behind
Shirov vs Kasparov, 1999 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 39 moves, 1/2-1/2

Sicilian Closed Botvinnik Def. II (B25) 1/2-1/2 missed the win
Adams vs Topalov, 2007 
(B25) Sicilian, Closed, 52 moves, 1/2-1/2

FIDE WCh 2002 - No breakthrough, Ponomariov the wall.
Ivanchuk vs Ponomariov, 2002 
(D20) Queen's Gambit Accepted, 58 moves, 1/2-1/2

NID Normal. Bernstein Def (E58) 1/2-1/2 Famous exchange sac
Reshevsky vs Petrosian, 1953 
(E58) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Main line with 8...Bxc3, 41 moves, 1/2-1/2

Black Hippo; Windmill Perpetual Draw A00 1/2-1/2 39
Petrosian vs Spassky, 1966 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 39 moves, 1/2-1/2

4 Queens game - My 60 Memorable Games by Fischer p. 109
Fischer vs Petrosian, 1959 
(B11) Caro-Kann, Two Knights, 3...Bg4, 48 moves, 1/2-1/2

Old Indian Defense: Normal (A55) 1/2-1/2 Exchange sac
Kotov vs Petrosian, 1953 
(A55) Old Indian, Main line, 33 moves, 1/2-1/2

A queen and two rooks en prise in the final position.... Draw!
Kramnik vs Anand, 2004 
(B92) Sicilian, Najdorf, Opocensky Variation, 25 moves, 1/2-1/2

Karjakin was 14 years old. Kramnik struggles w/the Nadorf.
Karjakin vs Kramnik, 2004 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 86 moves, 1/2-1/2

French Rubinstein. Blackburne Def (C10) 1/2-1/2 missed win
H Wolf vs Rubinstein, 1907 
(C10) French, 31 moves, 1/2-1/2

Great fighting spirit by Fischer to hang onto the endgame.
Browne vs Fischer, 1970 
(B04) Alekhine's Defense, Modern, 98 moves, 1/2-1/2

Scotch Game: Mieses Var (C45) 1/2-1/2 Light squared fortress
H Ni vs Shirov, 2011 
(C45) Scotch Game, 66 moves, 1/2-1/2

Scandi, Gipslis Var (B01) 1/2-1/2 Black forces perpetual vs WC
Lasker vs Alekhine, 1914 
(B01) Scandinavian, 25 moves, 1/2-1/2

Anglo-Indian Def. Flohr-Mikenas-Carls Var (A18) 1/2- Perpetual+
Keene vs D Anderton, 1977 
(A18) English, Mikenas-Carls, 12 moves, 1/2-1/2

Vienna Gambit. Steinitz Gambit Zukertort Def (C25) 1/2 Qk Draw
Winawer vs S Rosenthal, 1883 
(C25) Vienna, 9 moves, 1/2-1/2

Cntr Cntr 3...Qa5/Nc6 (B01) 1/2-1/2 Qk draw by repetition
Spielmann vs J Mieses, 1909  
(B01) Scandinavian, 11 moves, 1/2-1/2

Slav, Chameleon Variation (D15) 1/2-1/2 Rooks gone wild...
Gelfand vs Bacrot, 2002 
(D15) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 43 moves, 1/2-1/2

incredible long calculation to draw by Kramnik C84 1/2-1/2 60
Anand vs Kramnik, 2004 
(C84) Ruy Lopez, Closed, 60 moves, 1/2-1/2

A fighting draw using the bayonet attack B12 1/2-1/2 36
Shirov vs Topalov, 2003 
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 36 moves, 1/2-1/2

KID Normal. Rare Defenses. CONTRADICTION (E90) 1/2-1/2Mad Rook
H Grooten vs Nijboer, 2009 
(E90) King's Indian, 71 moves, 1/2-1/2

Spanish Exchange; Black Fishin' Pole (C69) 1/2-Q sac perpetual
Adorjan vs Karpov, 1967 
(C69) Ruy Lopez, Exchange, Gligoric Variation, 10 moves, 1/2-1/2

Underpromotion avoids stalemate, sets up mate in one!!
D Tomic vs F Winzbeck, 1993 
(B83) Sicilian, 44 moves, 1-0

Neo-Grünfeld Def. Goglidze Attk (D70) 1/2- Q pin sac stalemate!
C Pilnick vs Reshevsky, 1942 
(D70) Neo-Grunfeld Defense, 93 moves, 1/2-1/2

French, Classical. Burn. Morozevich (C11) 1/2-Sacs to stalemate
Anand vs Dreev, 1991 
(C11) French, 53 moves, 1/2-1/2

King's English. Reversed Sicil (A21) 0-1 Q sac avoids perpetual
R Toran Albero vs Tal, 1961 
(A21) English, 25 moves, 0-1

A rook VS two knights and a bishop...who will win?
Karpov vs Kasparov, 1991 
(E97) King's Indian, 114 moves, 1/2-1/2

Underpromotion to a Bishop to avoid Stalemating opponent later
A Reshko vs O Kaminsky, 1972 
(A29) English, Four Knights, Kingside Fianchetto, 71 moves, 1-0

Benko Gambit: Accepted. Modern (A57) 1/2-1/2 Draw claim denied
Karpov vs Miles, 1986 
(A57) Benko Gambit, 26 moves, 1/2-1/2

"The Caro Kann Advance" by IM Byron Jacobs - see story
S Kindermann vs Korchnoi, 1995 
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 26 moves, 1/2-1/2

Kasparov and all the GM analysts missed 46...Qe3! = (Draw)
Deep Blue vs Kasparov, 1997 
(C93) Ruy Lopez, Closed, Smyslov Defense, 45 moves, 1-0

The Immortal Draw - An All-Time Classic C25 1/2-1/2 18
K Hamppe vs Meitner, 1872 
(C25) Vienna, 18 moves, 1/2-1/2

This is the longest game in the database with 269 moves!
I Nikolic vs G Arsovic, 1989 
(E95) King's Indian, Orthodox, 7...Nbd7, 8.Re1, 255 moves, 1/2-1/2

Nimzo-Dutch. Alekhine Var(A90) 1/2-1/2 Interesting OCB ending
Szabo vs Bronstein, 1950 
(A90) Dutch, 71 moves, 1/2-1/2

French Exchange (C01) 1/2-1/2 Bxh3 attack; 3 connected P's EG
Zukertort vs W Potter, 1875 
(C01) French, Exchange, 70 moves, 1/2-1/2

Spanish Morphy Def. Anderssen Var (C77) 1/2? The K must charge!
W Potter vs Zukertort, 1875 
(C77) Ruy Lopez, 91 moves, 1/2-1/2

French Two Knights (C00) 0-1 White declines perpetual+ draw
S Sathyanandha vs B P Jovanovic, 2012 
(C00) French Defense, 40 moves, 0-1

KGD Petrov's Defense (C30) 1-0 Don't count your $ at the table
Bronstein vs Kholmov, 1975 
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 56 moves, 1-0

44.f5!? Bxe3?? 45.Rg7+ Kxg7 Game drawn by stalemate!
M Apicella vs Lautier, 1986 
(B92) Sicilian, Najdorf, Opocensky Variation, 45 moves, 1/2-1/2

The drawing master is swindled with a drawing trap
Schlechter vs H Wolf, 1906 
(D15) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 56 moves, 1/2-1/2

Long Tall Salwe. A great swindle. C54 1/2-1/2 47
Znosko-Borovsky vs Salwe, 1907 
(C54) Giuoco Piano, 47 moves, 1/2-1/2

Trompowsky Attack (A45)0-1 R shot prevents perpetual check draw
A Stefanova vs I Sokolov, 2007 
(A45) Queen's Pawn Game, 47 moves, 0-1

Slav Defense: Czech. Classical System ML (D19) 1/2- Notes by AA
Lasker vs Capablanca, 1936  
(D19) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, Dutch, 19 moves, 1/2-1/2

Sicilian Def. Chekhover Qxd4 (B53) 1/2- Wrong colored Bishop EG
V Gashimov vs Karjakin, 2008 
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 56 moves, 1/2-1/2

King's Indian. Fianchetto(A49) 1/2-1/2 R&Q sacs force stalemate
G Danielsson vs W Lange, 1952 
(A49) King's Indian, Fianchetto without c4, 55 moves, 1/2-1/2

Spanish Game: Morphy Def. Mackenzie Var (C77) 0-1 W missed draw
W Wittmann vs A Rodriguez Cespedes, 1980 
(C77) Ruy Lopez, 59 moves, 0-1

Russian Game: Cochrane Gambit. Center 6.Nc3(C42) 1/2-Correspond
R Roloff vs T Weigel, 1985 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 45 moves, 1/2-1/2

Spanish, Exchange. King's Bishop Var (C68) 1/2-1/2 Desperado Rs
E Schallopp vs Blackburne, 1887 
(C68) Ruy Lopez, Exchange, 42 moves, 1/2-1/2

Bird Opening: Dutch Var (A03) 1/2-1/2 Exchange sac -> Perpetual
Bird vs Lasker, 1890 
(A03) Bird's Opening, 50 moves, 1/2-1/2

Spanish, Morphy Def. Anderssen (C77) 1/2-1/2 In dire straits
Blackburne vs Winawer, 1892 
(C77) Ruy Lopez, 51 moves, 1/2-1/2

Spanish, Berlin Def. Rio de Janeiro (C67) 1/2-1/2 Irritating Q
K Walbrodt vs Charousek, 1896 
(C67) Ruy Lopez, 86 moves, 1/2-1/2

Absolutely fantastic save in a rook ending - being down 2 pawns
Tarrasch vs Rubinstein, 1911 
(C10) French, 46 moves, 1/2-1/2

Russian Game: Nimzowitsch Attack (C42) 1/2- St. Petersburg 1914
Nimzowitsch vs Marshall, 1914 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 22 moves, 1/2-1/2

Game 10 in 'Think Like a Grandmaster' by Alexander Kotov.
Alekhine vs Reti, 1922 
(C77) Ruy Lopez, 59 moves, 1/2-1/2

"Now I've got him! Oops. Uh, now I've got him! Oops. Uh, now.."
Znosko-Borovsky vs Alekhine, 1925 
(B03) Alekhine's Defense, 34 moves, 1/2-1/2

Story came from Gerald Abrahams in his book Not Only Chess.
W Fairhurst vs T H Tylor, 1929 
(E60) King's Indian Defense, 38 moves, 1/2-1/2

Mary offered Jose a draw instead C48 0-1 11
Capablanca vs M Bain, 1933 
(C48) Four Knights, 11 moves, 0-1

KGA Mason-Keres Gambit (C33) 1-0 It's a DRAW!
Keres vs N Tchernoff, 1934 
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 43 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Pin Variation (B40) 1/2-1/2 Some sort of death wish?
Szabo vs Dake, 1935 
(B40) Sicilian, 53 moves, 1/2-1/2

This link: Kibitzing Tricks will tell you how to make links to
Reshevsky vs Fine, 1941 
(E40) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, 60 moves, 1/2-1/2

Game 103 in 'The World's Great Chess Games' by Reuben Fine.
Alekhine vs A Pomar Salamanca, 1944 
(C79) Ruy Lopez, Steinitz Defense Deferred, 71 moves, 1/2-1/2

Nimzo-Dutch. Alekhine Var (A90) 1/2-1/2 Perpetual Mate threat
Najdorf vs Tartakower, 1946 
(A90) Dutch, 34 moves, 1/2-1/2

P-Q4 Zukertort vs Baltic Def (D02) 1/2-By the skin of his teeth
Alatortsev vs Kholmov, 1948 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 69 moves, 1/2-1/2

Semi-Slav Defense: Accepted (D44) Qk draw 1/2-1/2 Photo
Bronstein vs Botvinnik, 1951 
(D44) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 22 moves, 1/2-1/2

Dutch Def: Leningrad. Matulovic (A89) 1/2-1/2 Take me or lose!
G Kluger vs B Sandor, 1954 
(A89) Dutch, Leningrad, Main Variation with Nc6, 77 moves, 1/2-1/2

French, Alekhine-Chatard Attk. Teichmann f6 (C13) 1/2-Wild hoss
Spassky vs C Guimard, 1955 
(C13) French, 27 moves, 1/2-1/2

Sammy settles for par against Bogie. C57 1/2-1/2 28
Reshevsky vs H Bogart, 1956 
(C57) Two Knights, 28 moves, 1/2-1/2

BFTC: Page 235 (White to move 24.?)
H Seidman vs Fischer, 1957 
(B98) Sicilian, Najdorf, 28 moves, 1/2-1/2

Game 40 in Modern Chess Brilliancies by Larry Melvyn Evans
L Konovalov vs Mordkovich, 1957 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 18 moves, 1/2-1/2

A great fight between two future World Champions
Tal vs Petrosian, 1958 
(C97) Ruy Lopez, Closed, Chigorin, 73 moves, 1/2-1/2

NID Normal. Bernstein Def (E59) 1/2-1/2 Q sac for stalemate!
Najdorf vs R A Redolfi, 1959 
(E59) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Main line, 67 moves, 1/2-1/2

G45: The Mammoth Book of the World's Greatest Chess Games
Fischer vs Tal, 1960 
(C18) French, Winawer, 21 moves, 1/2-1/2

Old Sicilian. Open (B32) 1/2-1/2 Sac for passer. Safe barrier.
H Seidman vs Reshevsky, 1960 
(B32) Sicilian, 44 moves, 1/2-1/2

Sic Chameleon (B20) 1/2-Astonishing problem-like save by Keres
Keres vs Fischer, 1962 
(B20) Sicilian, 77 moves, 1/2-1/2

After being tricked, Uhlmann wriggled out w/a neat perpetual
Uhlmann vs O Kinnmark, 1963 
(E12) Queen's Indian, 17 moves, 1/2-1/2

Modern Defense 1...g6 2.h4 (B06) 1/2-1/2 Castle into Q sac?!
J Mora Corbera vs Suttles, 1964 
(B06) Robatsch, 16 moves, 1/2-1/2

KID Orthodox. Positional Def (E94) 1/2-1/2 Double Take final
Najdorf vs S Schweber, 1968 
(E94) King's Indian, Orthodox, 64 moves, 1/2-1/2

Two Knights Def. Traxler Counterattack N sac (C57) 1/2- Polite
White Rook Youth Club vs Tal, 1970 
(C57) Two Knights, 28 moves, 1/2-1/2

A game full of unexpected moves and weird positions
E Diemer vs F Trommsdorf, 1973 
(B07) Pirc, 47 moves, 1/2-1/2

Bishop's Opening: Vienna Hybrid 5...NxBc4 (C28) 1/2-1/2
Larsen vs Geller, 1976 
(C28) Vienna Game, 28 moves, 1/2-1/2

Longest WC game ever, and first to end in stalemate
Korchnoi vs Karpov, 1978 
(E42) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3 c5, 5.Ne2 (Rubinstein), 124 moves, 1/2-1/2

King's Indian Attack (A07) 1/2-1/2 Stalemate Swindle
Huebner vs Adorjan, 1980 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 66 moves, 1/2-1/2

English Anglo-Indian Def. QID Formation (A15) 1/2- KxQStalemate
Ribli vs Spassky, 1985 
(A15) English, 85 moves, 1/2-1/2

Gruenfeld Def. 3Knights. Hungarian Attk (D58) 1/2 - GK's 1st GD
Karpov vs Kasparov, 1986 
(D92) Grunfeld, 5.Bf4, 21 moves, 1/2-1/2

The game was of course agreed drawn in advance.
Miles vs L Christiansen, 1987 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 20 moves, 1/2-1/2

Philidor Defense: General (C41) 1/2-1/2 Remarkable Draw
Anand vs J Costa, 1988 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 99 moves, 1/2-1/2

FR Rubinstein. Blackburne (C10) 1/2- Early pressure...stalemate
Nunn vs Korchnoi, 1990
(C10) French, 63 moves, 1/2-1/2

Adams did not claim a draw by threefold repetition of position
Adams vs Anand, 1992 
(B22) Sicilian, Alapin, 58 moves, 0-1

French Tarrasch. Closed Var (C05) 1/2-1/2 Stalemate Swindle
Adams vs V Dimitrov, 1993 
(C05) French, Tarrasch, 69 moves, 1/2-1/2

Spanish, Marshall Attack. Modern ML (C89) 1/2-1/2 Thrill ride
Anand vs Kamsky, 1994 
(C89) Ruy Lopez, Marshall, 43 moves, 1/2-1/2

Three pawns on the 7th rank isn't the half of it. D31 1/2-1/2
D Birnbaum vs E Relange, 1995 
(D31) Queen's Gambit Declined, 43 moves, 1/2-1/2

English Opening (A10) 1/2-1/2 Stalemate in 10 moves?!?!
J Upmark vs Robin Johansson, 1995 
(A10) English, 10 moves, 1/2-1/2

Woody pusher (actor) had a bit of help from Yasser Seirawan.
W Harrelson vs Kasparov, 1999 
(C20) King's Pawn Game, 30 moves, 1/2-1/2

Berlin Def. l'Hermet Variation Berlin Wall Def (C67) 1/2-1/2
Kasparov vs Kramnik, 2001 
(C67) Ruy Lopez, 46 moves, 1/2-1/2

English Opening: Symmetrical. Mecking Var (A39) 1/2-Amazing Def
Jobava vs Y Bayram, 2002 
(A39) English, Symmetrical, Main line with d4, 71 moves, 1/2-1/2

Spanish, Marshall Attack. Modern ML (C89) 1/2-1/2 Black sacs
Ponomariov vs Anand, 2002 
(C89) Ruy Lopez, Marshall, 28 moves, 1/2-1/2

Black steals a draw from the jaws of defeat B06 1/2-1/2 49
A Romero Holmes vs B Kantsler, 2002 
(B06) Robatsch, 49 moves, 1/2-1/2

Polgar's Kh3! surprises. Vishy in a long "think" realizes its n
Polgar vs Anand, 2005 
(B46) Sicilian, Taimanov Variation, 70 moves, 1/2-1/2

Scandinavian Def: Modern. Gipslis Var (B01) 1/2-Midwest Masters
M Brooks vs T Braunlich, 2005 
(B01) Scandinavian, 48 moves, 1/2-1/2

Nimzowitsch Def. Nc6, e6 French (C10) 1-0 Black had a perpetual
So vs I Rogers, 2006 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 50 moves, 1-0

Owen Defense (B00) 1-0 He resigned instead of forcing stalemate
M Klinova vs D Spence, 2006 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 42 moves, 1-0

epic battle between 2 players who shunned all drawing lines
Aronian vs Topalov, 2006 
(E55) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Gligoric System, Bronstein Variation, 123 moves, 1/2-1/2

Perhaps the Best draw of 2007. See video. D44 1/2-1/2 41
Grischuk vs Svidler, 2007 
(D44) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 41 moves, 1/2-1/2

Sicilian, Najdorf. Poisoned P (B97) 1/2-1/2 All 8 Black pieces
I Johannesson vs S Bergsson, 2007 
(B97) Sicilian, Najdorf, 23 moves, 1/2-1/2

Benoni Defense: Modern. Snake Var (A60) 1/2-1/2 Trouble follows
J Stopa vs D Kuljasevic, 2007 
(A60) Benoni Defense, 28 moves, 1/2-1/2

Thanks to both l'Ami and Stellwagen for showing why Chess ROCKS
L'Ami vs Stellwagen, 2007 
(D47) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 35 moves, 1/2-1/2

G55 The Greatest Ever Chess Opening Ideas by Christoph Scheerer
Aronian vs Shirov, 2007 
(D86) Grunfeld, Exchange, 34 moves, 1/2-1/2

Slav Def: Quiet Var. Schallopp Def (D12) 1/2- Q sac is the only
Aronian vs Kramnik, 2007 
(D12) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 55 moves, 1/2-1/2

Scotch Game: Classical. Intermezzo Var (C45) 1/2-Q sac for perp
Rublevsky vs Grischuk, 2007 
(C45) Scotch Game, 20 moves, 1/2-1/2

Four queens; Black pulls off the perpetual check draw
Polgar vs Morozevich, 2008 
(C92) Ruy Lopez, Closed, 146 moves, 1/2-1/2

G10 in 'The Greatest Ever Chess Opening Ideas' by C. Scheerer.
Anand vs Kramnik, 2008 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 61 moves, 1/2-1/2

Sicilian Def. Richter-Rauzer. Neo-Modern (B67) 1/2-1/2 unbroken
A Nickel vs The World, 2008 
(B67) Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack, 7...a6 Defense, 8...Bd7, 42 moves, 1/2-1/2

Russian Game: Classical Attk. Staunton (C42) 1/2- Razor-sharp
Jakovenko vs Kramnik, 2009 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 54 moves, 1/2-1/2

Semi-Slav Def (D43) 1/2-1/2 If U take, I take, Fredthebear take
M Umansky vs The World, 2009 
(D43) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 36 moves, 1/2-1/2

Russian Game: Nimzowitsch Attack (C42) 1/2-Chess Network Videos
Nakamura vs Kramnik, 2010 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 33 moves, 1/2-1/2

This line was tried in the three CC World Championship finals
The World vs N Pogonina, 2010 
(E10) Queen's Pawn Game, 62 moves, 1/2-1/2

Hungarian Bg2, Bb2 v Dutch Stonewall (A00) 1/2-1/2 She's a 10
D Kokarev vs V Ponfilenok, 2010 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 30 moves, 1/2-1/2

It's draw after 61.Kxh5 according Lomonosov Tablebases.
S Sergienko vs G Vescovi, 2010 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 64 moves, 1/2-1/2

Nimzo-Indian Classical (E32) 1/2-Q sac for Arabian perpetual
V Akobian vs The World, 2011 
(E32) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, 32 moves, 1/2-1/2

Ivanchuk's desperado rook draws with Aronian KQ vs KR
Aronian vs Ivanchuk, 2011 
(E00) Queen's Pawn Game, 101 moves, 1/2-1/2

GK says this draw was action-packed B12 1/2-1/2 31
A Muzychuk vs Sutovsky, 2012 
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 31 moves, 1/2-1/2

Gruenfeld Def. Exchange (D85) 1/2-1/2 1st game of WC - Photo
Anand vs Carlsen, 2014 
(D85) Grunfeld, 48 moves, 1/2-1/2

Bishop's Opening Vienna Hybrid. Spielmann (C26)No Ordinary Draw
Caruana vs Anand, 2015 
(C26) Vienna, 18 moves, 1/2-1/2

KID. Orthodox. Bayonet Attk Sokolov's Line (E97) 1/2-Q sac perp
Team White vs Team Black, 2015 
(E97) King's Indian, 47 moves, 1/2-1/2

KID Orthodox. Bayonet Attack (E97) 1/2-1/2 R sac for Stalemate
Khalifman vs D Yuffa, 2016 
(E97) King's Indian, 43 moves, 1/2-1/2

Trompowsky Attk: General (A45) 1/2-1/2 Blitz sac for perpetual
Carlsen vs So, 2017 
(A45) Queen's Pawn Game, 47 moves, 1/2-1/2

50 moves rule successfully applied for a draw. A07 1/2-1/2 122
Sindarov vs G Jones, 2018 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 122 moves, 1/2-1/2

145 moves with no change of material (K+R vs. K+R+P)
Stockfish vs AlphaZero, 2018  
(C14) French, Classical, 255 moves, 1/2-1/2

Wolfgang Heidenfeld selected this game his book "Draw!"
Znosko-Borovsky vs A Vajda, 1926 
(D44) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 24 moves, 1/2-1/2

The Fireside Book of Chess, Game 145 p. 338, Exciting Draw
F L Vaughan vs C Purdy, 1945 
(D82) Grunfeld, 4.Bf4, 13 moves, 1/2-1/2

QGD: General (D30) 1/2-1/2 Watch the center clear w/pressure
V Mikenas vs H Weenink, 1931 
(D30) Queen's Gambit Declined, 36 moves, 1/2-1/2

Zukertort Opening: Dutch Var (A04) 1/2-1/2 KEG annotates!
W Cohn vs Von Popiel, 1900 
(A04) Reti Opening, 53 moves, 1/2-1/2

Excelling at Technical Chess by Jacob Aagaard, p. 108
Beliavsky vs L Christiansen, 1987 
(E00) Queen's Pawn Game, 38 moves, 1/2-1/2

A Mitrofanov Deflection followed by a rook sac counter and draw
P S Leonhardt vs Tarrasch, 1920 
(C12) French, McCutcheon, 57 moves, 1/2-1/2

French Def: La Bourdonnais Var (C00) 1/2-1/2 Q sac stalemate!
R Austin vs G Chandler, 1980 
(C00) French Defense, 31 moves, 1/2-1/2

Old Chess Adage: "Always check, it might be mate."
I Spero vs Showalter, 1922 
(C58) Two Knights, 33 moves, 1/2-1/2

Scandinavian Def: Portuguese Var (B01) 1/2-1/2 Skittles scrap!
A Artidiello vs D Freeman, 2002 
(B01) Scandinavian, 45 moves, 1/2-1/2

Extraordinary battle..."How to Defend in Chess" by Colin Crouch
Schlechter vs Lasker, 1910  
(B32) Sicilian, 48 moves, 1/2-1/2

French Def: Winawer. Fingerslip Kunin Double Gambit (C15) 1/2-
Marshall vs Chigorin, 1901 
(C15) French, Winawer, 60 moves, 1/2-1/2

Sicilian Def: Najdorf. Poisoned Pawn Accepted (B97) 1/2-1/2
Wei Yi vs Nepomniachtchi, 2019 
(B97) Sicilian, Najdorf, 70 moves, 1/2-1/2

Spanish Game: Bird. Paulsen Var (C61) 1/2-1/2 cafeteria closing
Smyslov vs Bronstein, 1944 
(C61) Ruy Lopez, Bird's Defense, 30 moves, 1/2-1/2

King's Indian Defense (E60) 1/2-1/2 Promotion wins
F Hand vs J C Pigott, 2019 
(D70) Neo-Grunfeld Defense, 41 moves, 1/2-1/2

Colle System (D05) 1/2-1/2 The wrong-colored bishop
Carlsen vs Giri, 2017 
(D05) Queen's Pawn Game, 123 moves, 1/2-1/2

"most interesting draws of 2012-2015" D37 1/2-1/2 31
Svidler vs Morozevich, 2012 
(D37) Queen's Gambit Declined, 31 moves, 1/2-1/2

Semi-Slav Defense: Stoltz Var (D45) 1/2-1/2 Unbeaten Streak
Mamedyarov vs Carlsen, 2019 
(D45) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 68 moves, 1/2-1/2

Stalemate worth seeing D37 1/2-1/2 47 Fredthebear saw it.
Carlsen vs Karjakin, 2019 
(D37) Queen's Gambit Declined, 47 moves, 1/2-1/2

Sicilian Def: Najdorf (B90) 1/2-1/2 Check all checks B4U move
Svidler vs Kasimdzhanov, 2005 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 34 moves, 1/2-1/2

Sicilian Najdorf. English Attack (B90) 1/2-1/2 R vs R&B
Carlsen vs Van Wely, 2007 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 109 moves, 1/2-1/2

link to CHESS RECORDS by Tim Krabbé A01 1/2-1/2 82
D E Alvarado vs J Carvajal Gorgona, 2001 
(A01) Nimzovich-Larsen Attack, 82 moves, 1/2-1/2

Black draw despite having two seventh rank pawns vs a rook!
Keres vs Eliskases, 1938 
(C07) French, Tarrasch, 57 moves, 1/2-1/2

Nimzowitsch Defense: Williams Var (B00) 1/2-1/2 Clever
J Sarfati vs R J Dive, 1982 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 23 moves, 1/2-1/2

Russian Game: Cochrane Gambit Nxf7 (C42) 1/2-1/2 Stockfish
Topalov vs Kramnik, 1999 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 31 moves, 1/2-1/2

Four Knights Game: Halloween Gambit (C46) 1/2-1/2 Copycat
E Schinske vs S Feldhaus, 2005 
(C46) Three Knights, 25 moves, 1/2-1/2

Charousek's 'Mitrofanov's Deflection' B11 1/2-1/2 20
Tal vs Koblents, 1960 
(B11) Caro-Kann, Two Knights, 3...Bg4, 20 moves, 1/2-1/2

Kasparov - Karpov World CC Match (1990) New York, NY USA, rd 11
Karpov vs Kasparov, 1990 
(E92) King's Indian, 24 moves, 1/2-1/2

19.Rf2 "A move dictated by the soul of a chess artist" - Tal
Geller vs Tal, 1976 
(B84) Sicilian, Scheveningen, 23 moves, 1/2-1/2

Game 88 in The Most Amazing Chess Moves of All Time by J. Emms
F Braga vs Timman, 1982 
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 31 moves, 1/2-1/2

"Came Up Short" (game of the day Feb-27-2005)
Short vs Kasparov, 1993 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 41 moves, 1/2-1/2

Sicil Lasker-Pelikan. Sveshnikov Var (B33) 1/2- perp+ Q vs 2 Rs
I Cheparinov vs A Timofeev, 2010 
(B33) Sicilian, 34 moves, 1/2-1/2

Game 71 in The Immortal Games of Capablanca by Fred Reinfeld
Capablanca vs Nimzowitsch, 1928 
(E34) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, Noa Variation, 39 moves, 1/2-1/2

English vs Anglo-Indian Def. QID Formation (A15) 1/2-1/2 W.A.G.
Vaganian vs Psakhis, 2002 
(A15) English, 42 moves, 1/2-1/2

G16 'Botvinnik: OneHundred Selected Games' by Mikhail Botvinnik
Botvinnik vs G Miasoedov, 1931 
(E23) Nimzo-Indian, Spielmann, 30 moves, 1/2-1/2

"Indian's Queen Defense" (game of the day Apr-02-2018) / Photo
Topalov vs Anand, 2005 
(E15) Queen's Indian, 97 moves, 1/2-1/2

Sicilian Def: Najdorf. Adams Attack (B90) 1/2-1/2 Fortress
Nakamura vs Van Wely, 2009 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 79 moves, 1/2-1/2

Gruenfeld Def: Russian Var (D96) 1/2- Stockfish, KEG annotates!
Smyslov vs Botvinnik, 1948 
(D96) Grunfeld, Russian Variation, 44 moves, 1/2-1/2

NID: Normal. Bernstein Def (E59) 1-0 24...Nxh3+ will draw
Gligoric vs Pachman, 1958 
(E59) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Main line, 42 moves, 1-0

Lasker - Schlechter World Championship Match (1910), Vienna AUH
Lasker vs Schlechter, 1910  
(C80) Ruy Lopez, Open, 35 moves, 1/2-1/2

Smyslov's King goes for a walk on a crowded board.
Timman vs Smyslov, 1979 
(C80) Ruy Lopez, Open, 55 moves, 1/2-1/2

KID: Orthodox. Classical System Benko Attk (E99) 1/2-Dbl N sac
K Grigorian vs Yurtaev, 1979 
(E99) King's Indian, Orthodox, Taimanov, 18 moves, 1/2-1/2

This is one of the great classics of the Open Ruy Lopez
Keres vs E Dyckhoff, 1935 
(C83) Ruy Lopez, Open, 54 moves, 1/2-1/2

Spanish Game: Berlin Def. l'Hermet Var (C67) 1/2-1/2 Stockfish
Halprin vs Pillsbury, 1900 
(C67) Ruy Lopez, 24 moves, 1/2-1/2

Game 33 in 'Lasker's Manual of Chess' by Emanuel Lasker
Schiffers vs Chigorin, 1897 
(C20) King's Pawn Game, 34 moves, 1/2-1/2

Game 9 in 200 Open Games by David Bronstein (part 1)
Bronstein vs Petrosian, 1963 
(C34) King's Gambit Accepted, 23 moves, 1/2-1/2

three-fold repetition discussion C41 1-0 79 Fredthebear share
Qi b Chen vs Wu Wenjin, 2019 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 79 moves, 1-0

Karsten Mueller ’s online publication Kasparov-Kramnik 2000
Kasparov vs Kramnik, 2000 
(C67) Ruy Lopez, 25 moves, 1/2-1/2

Game 93 in Wonders and Curiosities of Chess by Irving Chernev
Tarrasch vs A Fritz, 1889 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 8 moves, 1/2-1/2

English vs Agincourt Def. Wimpy System (A13) 1/2-1/2 showpiece
O Ulvestad vs F Reinfeld, 1939 
(A13) English, 46 moves, 1/2-1/2

A bit lively for a correspondence game !! B03 1/2-1/2 36
B Tagmann vs Benko, 1947 
(B03) Alekhine's Defense, 36 moves, 1/2-1/2

Alekhine Def: Hunt Variation. Mikenas G. (B02) 1/2-Entertaining
Vasiukov vs Spassky, 1959 
(B02) Alekhine's Defense, 36 moves, 1/2-1/2

Tarrasch Def: Two Knights Var (D32) 1/2-1/2 KEG annotates!
Marshall vs Lasker, 1907 
(D32) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch, 49 moves, 1/2-1/2

Semi-Slav Def: Marshall Gambit. Main Line (D31) 1/2-1/2 Raucous
Nakamura vs Tomashevsky, 2013 
(D31) Queen's Gambit Declined, 30 moves, 1/2-1/2

73 consecutive queen moves record was broken in the 1990s
Mackenzie vs J Mason, 1882 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 144 moves, 1/2-1/2

G94"The 100 Best Games of the 20th Century" by GM Andrew Soltis
Szabo vs Botvinnik, 1952 
(A94) Dutch, Stonewall with Ba3, 78 moves, 1/2-1/2

"Combinations: The Heart of Chess" by Irving Chernev.
Tarrasch vs Schlechter, 1911 
(C79) Ruy Lopez, Steinitz Defense Deferred, 35 moves, 1/2-1/2

61...? A nice stalemate swindle in a knight ending
Grischuk vs Polgar, 2007 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 72 moves, 1/2-1/2

Scotch Game: Mieses Var (C45) 1/2-1/2 Notes by Stockfish
Kasparov vs Karpov, 1990 
(C45) Scotch Game, 41 moves, 1/2-1/2

Game 19 'Larsen: Move by Move' by Cyrus Lakdawala
Kasparov vs Larsen, 1981 
(A54) Old Indian, Ukrainian Variation, 4.Nf3, 48 moves, 1/2-1/2

Sicilian Def: Lasker-Dunne Attack (B20) 1/2-1/2 KEG annotates
E Delmar vs L Karpinski, 1901 
(B20) Sicilian, 67 moves, 1/2-1/2

Caro-Kann Defense: Karpov Var (B17) 1/2-1/2 Shocking
Van der Wiel vs Karpov, 1987 
(B17) Caro-Kann, Steinitz Variation, 30 moves, 1/2-1/2

Tarrasch Defense: Symmetrical (D32) 1/2-1/2 KEG annotates!
Alekhine vs Levenfish, 1920 
(D32) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch, 35 moves, 1/2-1/2

Philidor Defense: Exchange Var (C41) 1/2-1/2 American beast
Fischer vs J Zvers, 1964 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 33 moves, 1/2-1/2

QGA. Central Var. Modern Def (D20) 1/2-1/2 Netflix show
Ivanchuk vs P Wolff, 1993 
(D20) Queen's Gambit Accepted, 72 moves, 1/2-1/2

Emms in "The Most Amazing Chess Moves of All Time"
A Petrosian vs L Hazai, 1970 
(E80) King's Indian, Samisch Variation, 55 moves, 1/2-1/2

# 60.) The Immortal Draw? (Soltis ranks it highly!)
Portisch vs Kavalek, 1975 
(E80) King's Indian, Samisch Variation, 38 moves, 1/2-1/2

"La nulle de Maxime"
T S Nguyen vs Vachier-Lagrave, 2008 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 121 moves, 1/2-1/2

50-move Capture-for-Stalemate
Sevian vs T Gareyev, 2019 
(C67) Ruy Lopez, 117 moves, 1/2-1/2

G16 'Most Interesting Draws of 2012-2015' by Naiditsch & Balogh
Caruana vs Kramnik, 2013 
(C67) Ruy Lopez, 30 moves, 1/2-1/2

Sicil Nezhmetdinov-Rossolimo Attk. Fianchetto (B31) 1/2-B&Q sac
V S Gujrathi vs Gelfand, 2018 
(B31) Sicilian, Rossolimo Variation, 64 moves, 1/2-1/2

One of the great draws of chess history
J Grefe vs J Tarjan, 1973 
(B77) Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack, 25 moves, 1/2-1/2

Center Game: Berger Var (C22) 1/2-1/2 KEG annotates!
Marshall vs Pillsbury, 1901 
(C22) Center Game, 56 moves, 1/2-1/2

"The most thrilling Muzio Gambit ever played."
Faehndrich / Charousek vs Halprin / Marco, 1897 
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 48 moves, 1/2-1/2

English Opening: Agincourt Defense. Keres Defense (A14) 1/2-1/2
Reti vs K Treybal, 1923 
(A14) English, 29 moves, 1/2-1/2

KIA: Symmetrical Defense (A05) 1/2-1/2 Ring Around the Rosie
Reti vs Yates, 1926 
(A05) Reti Opening, 66 moves, 1/2-1/2

Italian Game: Scotch Gambit (C55) 1/2-1/2 KEG annotates!
C S Howell vs E Delmar, 1901 
(C55) Two Knights Defense, 81 moves, 1/2-1/2

Spanish Game: Morphy Def. Anderssen Var (C77) 1/2-KEG annotates
Ilyin-Zhenevsky vs Alekhine, 1920 
(C77) Ruy Lopez, 40 moves, 1/2-1/2

Spanish, Morphy Def. Modern Steinitz Def Fianchetto (C76) 1/2-
D Rovner vs L Guldin, 1939 
(C76) Ruy Lopez, Modern Steinitz Defense, Fianchetto Variation, 62 moves, 1/2-1/2

Zukertort Opening: Queen Pawn Def (A06) 1/2-1/2 Dutch dung
Firouzja vs Wojtaszek, 2021 
(A06) Reti Opening, 63 moves, 1/2-1/2

46) Epic Battles of the Chessboard by R.N. Coles
E Rojahn vs M Czerniak, 1939 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 33 moves, 1/2-1/2

Italian Game: Two Knights Def. Polerio Def Suhle Def (C59) 1/2-
Fischer vs O Buraschi, 1971 
(C59) Two Knights, 32 moves, 1/2-1/2

Game 68 Reshevsky's Best Games of Chess by Samuel Reshevsky
Capablanca vs Reshevsky, 1938 
(D83) Grunfeld, Grunfeld Gambit, 42 moves, 1/2-1/2

"Die Schahnovelle" is a great novel by Stefan Zweig
Alekhine vs Bogoljubov, 1922 
(C78) Ruy Lopez, 47 moves, 1/2-1/2

Played with living pieces in the Sporthalle, Oct. 19, 1924
Rubinstein vs Lasker, 1924 
(D69) Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense, Classical,, 24 moves, 1/2-1/2

White should sac doubled f-pawn (82.f7!) to gain the opposition
T Batchimeg vs I Zenyuk, 2008 
(E92) King's Indian, 87 moves, 1/2-1/2

this draw permitted to Petrosian and Stein to win together
Stein vs Petrosian, 1973 
(B32) Sicilian, 44 moves, 1/2-1/2

Important game for Grünfeld Exchange theory.
Kramnik vs Kasparov, 1994 
(A15) English, 26 moves, 1/2-1/2

Apr-07-21 Eggman: video of Botinnik resigning the title
Botvinnik vs Petrosian, 1963 
(D23) Queen's Gambit Accepted, 10 moves, 1/2-1/2

Philidor Def: Larsen Var (C41) 1/2-1/2 Notes by Raymond Keene
Karpov vs Keene, 1977  
(C41) Philidor Defense, 57 moves, 1/2-1/2

Game 70 of '500 Master Games of Chess' by Tartakower & du Mont
Botvinnik vs Euwe, 1934 
(C83) Ruy Lopez, Open, 48 moves, 1/2-1/2

Game 306 of '500 Master Games of Chess' by Tartakower & du Mont
Alekhine vs Botvinnik, 1936  
(B72) Sicilian, Dragon, 20 moves, 1/2-1/2

"The Inner Game of Chess" by GM Andrew Soltis
Short vs Piket, 1990 
(B77) Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack, 38 moves, 1/2-1/2

'Wiener Schachzeitung' of July-August 1911, pp. 215-218
Tarrasch vs Capablanca, 1911 
(C54) Giuoco Piano, 38 moves, 1/2-1/2

1976 article in Chess Life and Review
Tartakower vs Alekhine, 1924 
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 39 moves, 1/2-1/2

May-08-21 fredthebear: agadmator annotates in this video
Ujtumen vs Fischer, 1970 
(B03) Alekhine's Defense, 43 moves, 1/2-1/2

King's English. Three Knts System General (A27) 1/2- Bad memory
Carlsen vs D Howell, 2002 
(A27) English, Three Knights System, 53 moves, 1/2-1/2

Scandinavian Def: Marshall Var (B01) 1/2-1/2 KEG annotates
A Rabinovich vs Levenfish, 1920 
(B01) Scandinavian, 29 moves, 1/2-1/2

Spanish Game: Berlin Def. l'Hermet Var (C67) 1/2- KEG annotates
Tarrasch vs Gunsberg, 1902 
(C67) Ruy Lopez, 39 moves, 1/2-1/2

Yes dead draw according to the Silicon monster.
S Bouaziz vs Miles, 1979 
(B42) Sicilian, Kan, 49 moves, 0-1

Owen Defense: General (B00) 1/2-1/2 Stalemate trap
V Small vs Chandler, 1978 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 50 moves, 1/2-1/2

Game 94/103 My Best Games of Chess, 1905-1954 by Tartakower
Capablanca vs Tartakower, 1929 
(C13) French, 37 moves, 1/2-1/2

Colle-Koltanowski 5.c3 System (D05) 1/2-1/2 links
Colle vs Euwe, 1928 
(D05) Queen's Pawn Game, 35 moves, 1/2-1/2

Spanish Game: Closed. Morphy Attack (C78) 1/2-1/2 KEG annotates
Maroczy vs Janowski, 1902 
(C78) Ruy Lopez, 48 moves, 1/2-1/2

Russian Game: Classical Attk. Berger Var (C42) 1/2-KEG annotate
J Mason vs W Napier, 1902 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 51 moves, 1/2-1/2

Italian, Giuoco Pianissimo. Normal (C50) 1/2- Draw of the Year
Carlsen vs Giri, 2021 
(C50) Giuoco Piano, 37 moves, 1/2-1/2

NID. Classical Var (E32) 1/2-1/2 Hard fought
V Mikenas vs Sokolsky, 1942 
(E32) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, 46 moves, 1/2-1/2

Pirc Def: Austrian Attack. Unzicker Attack (B09) 1/2-1/2 MAD!
V Zhuravliov vs A Vitolinsh, 1967 
(B09) Pirc, Austrian Attack, 26 moves, 1/2-1/2

Game 8 in Jon Speelman's Best Games
A J Mestel vs Speelman, 1972 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 28 moves, 1/2-1/2

Sicilian Defense: Four Knights (B45) 1/2-1/2 KEG annotates
W Napier vs Albin, 1902 
(B45) Sicilian, Taimanov, 66 moves, 1/2-1/2

KID. Orthodox. Bayonet Attk Sokolov's Line (E97) 1/2-FSR Notes
F Rhine vs A Boerkoel, 1996 
(E97) King's Indian, 33 moves, 1/2-1/2

G14 Nezhmetdinov's Best Games of Chess by Rashid Nezhmetdinov
V Mikenas vs R Nezhmetdinov, 1948 
(E91) King's Indian, 41 moves, 1/2-1/2

QID: Fianchetto Traditional (E15) 1/2-1/2 Lone N defends promo
T Lei vs Iturrizaga Bonelli, 2018 
(E15) Queen's Indian, 65 moves, 1/2-1/2

Duh, a new sort of GM draw.
Carlsen vs Nakamura, 2021 
(C20) King's Pawn Game, 6 moves, 1/2-1/2

QGD: Modern Variation (D50) 1/2-1/2 KEG annotates
Janowski vs Maroczy, 1902 
(D50) Queen's Gambit Declined, 37 moves, 1/2-1/2

Tim Krabbe's website "the 110 best chess moves of all time"
Janowski vs Ed. Lasker, 1924 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 71 moves, 1/2-1/2

Svidler fails to convert queen versus rook!
Gelfand vs Svidler, 2001 
(E06) Catalan, Closed, 5.Nf3, 129 moves, 1/2-1/2

French, Winawer. Delayed Exchange Var (C01) 1/2- KEG annotates!
A Reggio vs Von Scheve, 1902 
(C01) French, Exchange, 52 moves, 1/2-1/2

Slav Def: Alekhine Var (D15) 1/2-1/2Stockfish; offramp explains
S Landau vs Lilienthal, 1934 
(D15) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 77 moves, 1/2-1/2

Sicil Richter-Rauzer. Neo-Modern Var (B67) 1/2- 21 consecutive+
J Aagaard vs F Rhine, 2021 
(B67) Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack, 7...a6 Defense, 8...Bd7, 64 moves, 1/2-1/2

Super Crazy Finish!??
B Lengyel vs R Kuijf, 1983 
(C19) French, Winawer, Advance, 63 moves, 1/2-1/2

Slav Defense: Czech. Classical System (D18) 1/2-1/2 Stockfish
Vachier-Lagrave vs H Wang, 2011 
(D18) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, Dutch, 37 moves, 1/2-1/2

King's Knight Opening: Konstantinopolsky Opening (C44) 1/2-1/2
A Graf vs Klovans, 1987 
(C44) King's Pawn Game, 49 moves, 1/2-1/2

English Opening: Anglo-Dutch Def (A10) 1/2- Focus on the boradd
H Titz vs H Titz, 2020 
(A10) English, 38 moves, 1/2-1/2

the highest average rating classical game ever played!?!
Carlsen vs Caruana, 2019 
(D39) Queen's Gambit Declined, Ragozin, Vienna Variation, 43 moves, 1/2-1/2

Veresov 4Ns Attk (A45) 1/2-1/2Perpetual avoids mate on diagonal
Tartakower vs Nimzowitsch, 1923 
(A45) Queen's Pawn Game, 23 moves, 1/2-1/2

Ponziani Opening: Jaenisch Counterattack (C44) 1/2-1/2 KEG anno
L Eisenberg vs Teichmann, 1902 
(C44) King's Pawn Game, 55 moves, 1/2-1/2

Move 50(W). Chigorin misses a stalemate.
Chigorin vs Tarrasch, 1905 
(C00) French Defense, 52 moves, 0-1

This is indeed the shortest world championship game ever.
Petrosian vs Botvinnik, 1963 
(A15) English, 10 moves, 1/2-1/2

KID. Saemisch. Normal Def (E81) 1/2-1/2pin will win; perpetual+
Spassky vs Polgar, 1993 
(E81) King's Indian, Samisch, 39 moves, 1/2-1/2

Game 311 Chess Informant 21
Polugaevsky vs Ivkov, 1976 
(A30) English, Symmetrical, 55 moves, 1/2-1/2

Lasker cannot accept the knight sacrifice
Spielmann vs Lasker, 1935 
(C45) Scotch Game, 41 moves, 1/2-1/2

Benoni Defense: Classical. Czerniak Def (A79) 1/2-1/2
Y Kraidman vs Fischer, 1968 
(A79) Benoni, Classical, 11.f3, 80 moves, 1/2-1/2

Awarded "Best Draw" at the US Championships.
Fedorowicz vs S Rachels, 1989 
(B57) Sicilian, 52 moves, 1/2-1/2

"This game has it all," says agadmator.
Carlsen vs Radjabov, 2021 
(C65) Ruy Lopez, Berlin Defense, 74 moves, 1/2-1/2

Chess variants/Sicilian less one pawn (000) 1/2-1/2
Nakamura vs Stockfish, 2014 
(000) Chess variants, 32 moves, 1/2-1/2

Radio game. This game was adjudicated by Dr. Euwe as a draw.
Fischer / Barden vs Penrose / Clarke, 1960 
(B81) Sicilian, Scheveningen, Keres Attack, 46 moves, 1/2-1/2

Italian Game: Italian Var (C50) 1/2-1/2 47.?
Aronian vs Nakamura, 2021 
(C50) Giuoco Piano, 56 moves, 1/2-1/2

Apr-22-19 Penguincw: Video footage of this blitz game
Nakamura vs Kasparov, 2017 
(A30) English, Symmetrical, 71 moves, 1/2-1/2

Saved Carlsen's title. Karjakin missed an easy forced draw.
Carlsen vs Karjakin, 2016 
(C65) Ruy Lopez, Berlin Defense, 75 moves, 1-0

C42 1/2-1/2 Q sac for 3 pieces
Lagno vs M Muzychuk, 2020 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 30 moves, 1/2-1/2

London System vs Hedgehog (D02) 1/2-1/2 QxQ = Stalemate
Grigoriants vs Carlsen, 2018 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 73 moves, 1/2-1/2

Spanish Game: Closed. Morphy Attack (C78) 1/2-1/2 KEG annotates
H Wolf vs Teichmann, 1902 
(C78) Ruy Lopez, 76 moves, 1/2-1/2

Vol 14 (13...a5) Chess Informant Most Important Novelty winners
Fischer vs Spassky, 1972 
(B88) Sicilian, Fischer-Sozin Attack, 45 moves, 1/2-1/2

Queen's Gambit Accepted (D22) 1/2-1/2
M Cebalo vs L'Ami, 2003 
(D22) Queen's Gambit Accepted, 59 moves, 1/2-1/2

King's Indian Attack (A07) 1/2-1/2 GM King's "Move of the Year"
Rapport vs Caruana, 2021 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 51 moves, 1/2-1/2

This is the shortest known serious game ending in stalemate.
M Sibilio vs S Mariotti, 1982 
(C00) French Defense, 27 moves, 1/2-1/2

English vs Agincourt Def. Wimpy System (A13) 1-0 Check it out!
Duda vs Karjakin, 2021 
(A13) English, 53 moves, 1-0

Capa gives Euwe another chance - and draws faster!
Euwe vs Capablanca, 1931 
(E11) Bogo-Indian Defense, 29 moves, 1/2-1/2

Russian Game: Classical Attack. Chigorin Var (C42) 1/2-1/2 KEG
Tarrasch vs Albin, 1902 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 61 moves, 1/2-1/2

QGD: Barmen Variation (D37) 1/2-1/2 KEG annotates
Marshall vs L Eisenberg, 1902 
(D37) Queen's Gambit Declined, 69 moves, 1/2-1/2

Queen's Gambit Accepted: Godes Var (D21) 1/2-1/2 A new WC
Euwe vs Alekhine, 1935 
(D21) Queen's Gambit Accepted, 40 moves, 1/2-1/2

Blindfold television game (1963) Amsterdam NED, Dec-28
Botvinnik vs Euwe, 1963 
(E41) Nimzo-Indian, 26 moves, 1/2-1/2

Slav Def: Modern Line (D11) 0-1offramp explains draw/break thru
F Abbasov vs Sadig Mammadov, 2022 
(D11) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 66 moves, 0-1

one of the most heavily analyzed draws of the last thirty years
Spassky vs Fischer, 1972 
(B05) Alekhine's Defense, Modern, 40 moves, 1/2-1/2

Sadly the only game between two positional geniuses
Reshevsky vs Karpov, 1976 
(A39) English, Symmetrical, Main line with d4, 12 moves, 1/2-1/2

Hungarian Opening: Indian Def / Reti (A00) 1/2-1/2 threats
Carlsen vs Abdusattorov, 2022 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 45 moves, 1/2-1/2

Bishop's Opening: Ponziani Gambit (C24) 1/2-1/2 Stockfish notes
Staunton vs Saint-Amant, 1843 
(C24) Bishop's Opening, 89 moves, 1/2-1/2

French Defense: Normal Var (C10) 1/2-1/2 Geometric knights!
Gulko vs Bronstein, 1969 
(C10) French, 45 moves, 1/2-1/2

Four Knights Game: Scotch Variation. Accepted (C47) · 1/2-1/2
V Artemiev vs Carlsen, 2017 
(C47) Four Knights, 36 moves, 1/2-1/2

Slav Def: Czech. Wiesbaden Var Sharp line (D17) 1-0 KEG notes!
Reshevsky vs Smyslov, 1948 
(D17) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 45 moves, 1/2-1/2

Mad Rook
P Shuvalova vs E Pavlidou, 2021 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 95 moves, 1/2-1/2

Italian Game: Italian Var (C50) 1/2-1/2 Q w/Temporary Insanity
M Garcia Martin vs O Badelka, 2021 
(C50) Giuoco Piano, 90 moves, 1/2-1/2

Sicilian Defense: Paulsen. Normal (B45) 1/2-1/2 25.?
M Czerniak vs K Langeweg, 1966 
(B45) Sicilian, Taimanov, 29 moves, 1/2-1/2

Vienna Game: General (C27) 1/2-1/2 Copenhagen Draw
P Kamaras vs J G Nielsen, 1985 
(C27) Vienna Game, 21 moves, 1/2-1/2

'The Complete Chess Swindler' by Dave Smerdon
D Smerdon vs Justin Tan, 1995 
(C01) French, Exchange, 73 moves, 1/2-1/2

Mexican Defense: General (A50) 1/2-1/2Check all possible checks
J Chabanon vs C Bauer, 2014 
(A50) Queen's Pawn Game, 84 moves, 1/2-1/2

Stalemate trap in White's last move, but Tarrasch avoided it
Paulsen vs Tarrasch, 1888 
(C02) French, Advance, 62 moves, 0-1

"In chess one plays the board, not the man." (Gerald Abrahams)
Euwe vs H Steiner, 1946 
(D69) Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense, Classical,, 36 moves, 1/2-1/2

Cntr Cntr 3...Qa5 Mieses Var Nge2, f3(B01) 1/2-perpetual threat
D Pavasovic vs C Bauer, 2011 
(B01) Scandinavian, 34 moves, 1/2-1/2

Sicilian Defense: Najdorf. Main Line (B99) 1/2-1/2 smokin'
Kavalek vs J H Donner, 1969 
(B99) Sicilian, Najdorf, 7...Be7 Main line, 51 moves, 1/2-1/2

Polish Opening: Tartakower Gambit (A00) · 1/2-1/2
V Haralambof vs F A Martinez Buitrago, 1964 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 40 moves, 1/2-1/2

A very rare instance where only an under promotion to a
Hjartarson vs M Andersen, 2022 
(D27) Queen's Gambit Accepted, Classical, 89 moves, 1/2-1/2

Philidor Defense: Nimzowitsch Variation (C41) · 1/2-1/2
Fischer vs J J Reid, 1964 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 30 moves, 1/2-1/2

Ponziani Opening: Jaenisch Counterattack (C44) · 1/2-1/2
Tseitlin vs V Romanchenko, 1981 
(C44) King's Pawn Game, 65 moves, 1/2-1/2

London System 10.e4!! (D02) 1/2-1/2 Q sac, crazy R stalemate
AlphaZero vs Stockfish, 2018 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 77 moves, 1/2-1/2

Game 183 Most Amazing Chess Moves (Emms)
Aronin vs Smyslov, 1951 
(B08) Pirc, Classical, 51 moves, 1/2-1/2

"...Fischer and Gligoric created a genuine drawn masterpiece."
Gligoric vs Fischer, 1961 
(E98) King's Indian, Orthodox, Taimanov, 9.Ne1, 33 moves, 1/2-1/2

Zukertort Opening: Sicilian Invite (A04) 1/2-1/2 Rule exception
Kashdan vs R Smirka, 1925 
(A04) Reti Opening, 80 moves, 1/2-1/2

Philidor Defense: General (C41) 1/2-1/2 Lawdy Miss Clawdy!?
A Tari vs E Hansen, 2022 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 43 moves, 1/2-1/2

first ever game recorded in a London ECO code (A46, A48 or D02)
J Mason vs Blackburne, 1883 
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 33 moves, 1/2-1/2

King's English. Four Knights, Botvinnik Line (A28) 1/2-1/2 48.?
Abdusattorov vs Ding Liren, 2022 
(A28) English, 56 moves, 1/2-1/2

Caro-Kann, Advance. Short Var (B12) 1/2-1/2 Play for the win
Svidler vs Anand, 1998 
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 17 moves, 1/2-1/2

QGD. Vienna Var (D39) 1/2-1/2 video link
Radjabov vs Firouzja, 2022 
(D39) Queen's Gambit Declined, Ragozin, Vienna Variation, 71 moves, 1/2-1/2

Four Knights, Scotch. Belgrade Gambit (C47) 1/2- spectacular
J Bellon Lopez vs R Jamieson, 1977 
(C47) Four Knights, 33 moves, 1/2-1/2

Spanish Game: Closed. Bogoljubow Variation (C91) · 1/2-1/2
Kasimdzhanov vs Adams, 2004 
(C91) Ruy Lopez, Closed, 44 moves, 1/2-1/2

Game 9 My Sixty Memorable Games (Fischer)
E Walther vs Fischer, 1959 
(B99) Sicilian, Najdorf, 7...Be7 Main line, 63 moves, 1/2-1/2

Scandinavian Defense: General (B01) 1/2-1/2 prank scoresheet?
Korneev vs Z Gofshtein, 2001 
(B01) Scandinavian, 20 moves, 1/2-1/2

Gruenfeld Def: Russian. Smyslov Var (D98) 1/2-1/2 KEG annotates
Botvinnik vs Smyslov, 1948 
(D98) Grunfeld, Russian, 79 moves, 1/2-1/2

Three Knights Opening (C46) 1/2-1/2 Common Unpin gets Crzay
D Monokroussos vs L Barcarola, 1999 
(C46) Three Knights, 54 moves, 1/2-1/2

Semi-Slav Defense: Normal (D45) 1/2-1/2 BOLD moves
A Lee vs I Krush, 2022 
(D45) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 68 moves, 1/2-1/2

Russian Game: Damiano Variation. Kholmov Gambit (C42) 1/2-video
Caruana vs A Liang, 2022 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 77 moves, 1/2-1/2

Four Knights Game: 4.d4 Scotch. Accepted (C47) 1/2-1/2
Firouzja vs Ding Liren, 2022 
(C47) Four Knights, 42 moves, 1/2-1/2

Four Knights, Scotch. Accepted (C47) 1/2- promotion, stalemate
K Honfi vs Lengyel, 1963 
(C47) Four Knights, 51 moves, 1/2-1/2

Don't miss the finish.
T Romsdal vs R Tozer, 2000 
(A43) Old Benoni, 46 moves, 1/2-1/2

Fortress Draw
Salov vs Korchnoi, 1997 
(E10) Queen's Pawn Game, 81 moves, 1/2-1/2

Alekhine Def: Modern. ML (B05) 1/2-1/2 Unusual kingside play
J de la Villa Garcia vs J Fernandez Garcia, 1989
(B05) Alekhine's Defense, Modern, 18 moves, 1/2-1/2

Sicilian, Fischer-Sozin Attk. Flank Var (B87) 1/2- video link
Velimirovic vs Andersson, 1982 
(B87) Sicilian, Fischer-Sozin with ...a6 and ...b5, 27 moves, 1/2-1/2

Queen Pawn Game: Anti-Torre (D02) 1/2-1/2 KEG annotates!
Janowski vs Chigorin, 1902 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 69 moves, 1/2-1/2

The infamous Bxh2+ sacrifice by DJ8
Kasparov vs Deep Junior, 2003 
(E48) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3 O-O 5.Bd3 d5, 19 moves, 1/2-1/2

French Def: Tarrasch. Open System (C07) 1/2-1/2 fortitude
Karpov vs Unzicker, 1979 
(C07) French, Tarrasch, 49 moves, 1/2-1/2

The greatest comeback Eric Schiller ever witnessed
Timman vs Kasparov, 1982 
(E84) King's Indian, Samisch, Panno Main line, 28 moves, 1/2-1/2

The "Master of Attack" only draws w/ the "Master of Defence"
Tal vs Petrosian, 1959 
(B56) Sicilian, 25 moves, 1/2-1/2

Nov-30-21 Albertan: FIDE World CC Match NBC Recap Game 2:
Carlsen vs Nepomniachtchi, 2021 
(E06) Catalan, Closed, 5.Nf3, 58 moves, 1/2-1/2

QGD: Albin Countergambit (D08) 1/2-1/2 Monte Carlo
Teichmann vs Albin, 1902 
(D08) Queen's Gambit Declined, Albin Counter Gambit, 69 moves, 1/2-1/2

English Opening: Agincourt Def. Catalan Def (A14) 1-0back story
D Byrne vs Reshevsky, 1957 
(A14) English, 36 moves, 1/2-1/2

French Def: Normal 3.Nc3 Nc6 (C10) 1/2-1/2 incredible save!!
Saric vs Jobava, 2014 
(C10) French, 50 moves, 1/2-1/2

KID: Saemisch. Closed Var (E87) 1/2-1/2 remove the last pawn!
Kotov vs Najdorf, 1953 
(E87) King's Indian, Samisch, Orthodox, 50 moves, 1/2-1/2

"Won't you take me to ... Gorkytown?"
Gorkytown vs Spassky, 1968 
(B97) Sicilian, Najdorf, 31 moves, 1/2-1/2

Sicilian Def: French Variation. Normal (B40) 1/2- KEG annotates
D Daniuszewski vs Alekhine, 1920 
(B40) Sicilian, 30 moves, 1/2-1/2

They went to Mickey D's afterward! (See final position.)
F Duz-Khotimirsky vs Maroczy, 1908 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 30 moves, 1/2-1/2

French Def: Steinitz. Boleslavsky Var (C11) 1/2-She's a fighter
AlphaZero vs Stockfish, 2018  
(C11) French, 240 moves, 1/2-1/2

Sicilian Def. Lasker-Pelikan. Sveshnikov Var (B33) 1/2-Stockfis
Caruana vs Carlsen, 2018 
(B33) Sicilian, 31 moves, 1/2-1/2

French Def: Exchange (C01) 1/2-1/2 Pre-arranged? KEG annotates
J Mieses vs Schlechter, 1902 
(C01) French, Exchange, 23 moves, 1/2-1/2

Italian Game: Evans Gambit. Paulsen Var (C51) 1/2-1/2 Stockfish
Zukertort vs Anderssen, 1866 
(C51) Evans Gambit, 50 moves, 1/2-1/2

King's Head Opening (C20) 1/2-1/2 Try 4...BxNg1
Carlsen vs Duda, 2022 
(C20) King's Pawn Game, 62 moves, 1/2-1/2

English Opening: Agincourt Def. Catalan Def (A14) 1-0 KEG notes
A Simonson vs Reshevsky, 1936 
(A14) English, 66 moves, 1/2-1/2

P-K4 Tayler Opening. Inverted Hanham (C44) 1/2-1/2 Q trap
Jobava vs Caruana, 2014 
(C44) King's Pawn Game, 59 moves, 1/2-1/2

QGD: Orthodox Def. Rubinstein Attack (D64) 1/2-1/2 Waiting
Alekhine vs Capablanca, 1927 
(D64) Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox, Rubinstein Attack, 25 moves, 1/2-1/2

Spanish, Morphy Def. Tarrasch Var (C77) 1/2-1/2 KEG annotates
Gunsberg vs H Wolf, 1902 
(C77) Ruy Lopez, 50 moves, 1/2-1/2

Philidor Defense: Hanham Var (C41) 1/2-1/2 KEG annotates
W Napier vs E Delmar, 1901 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 60 moves, 1/2-1/2

Shirov accepts draw with 14 secs on clock, 31 b2-b4! is a win!!
Shirov vs Dominguez Perez, 2010 
(B94) Sicilian, Najdorf, 30 moves, 1/2-1/2

Botvinnik - Bronstein World CC Match (1951), Moscow URS, rd 9,
Botvinnik vs Bronstein, 1951 
(A91) Dutch Defense, 41 moves, 1/2-1/2

Spanish Game: Marshall Attack. Modern Var (C89) 1/2-1/2
Nakamura vs Carlsen, 2023
(C89) Ruy Lopez, Marshall, 31 moves, 1/2-1/2

Gunderam Defense: General (C40) 1/2-1/2 Stockfish notes
S Connolly vs E A Perez, 2006
(C40) King's Knight Opening, 23 moves, 1/2-1/2

Sicilian Def: Canal Attack (B51) 1/2-1/2 one square difference!
A Tari vs Carlsen, 2023 
(B51) Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack, 64 moves, 1/2-1/2

Bishop's Opening: Berlin Def (C24) 1/2-1/2 Plenty of action
A Bisguier vs A Zaitsev, 1971 
(C24) Bishop's Opening, 39 moves, 1/2-1/2

Tukmakov vs Karpov, 1973 
(B42) Sicilian, Kan, 43 moves, 1/2-1/2

Sicilian Defense: Dragon. Yugoslav Attack (B77) 1/2-1/2
Karjakin vs Carlsen, 2014 
(B77) Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack, 58 moves, 1/2-1/2

Chess Life's conclusion was "A game such as one seldom sees"
Portisch vs Tal, 1964 
(A04) Reti Opening, 39 moves, 1/2-1/2

Sicilian, 2.c3 Alapin. General (B22) 1/2- MC secures 1st place
Carlsen vs R Praggnanandhaa, 2023 
(B22) Sicilian, Alapin, 22 moves, 1/2-1/2

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