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Rubinstein's style
Compiled by naresb
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Selected games from Gelfand's Positional Decision Making In Chess.

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

Gelfand vs Ivanchuk, 2009 
(A04) Reti Opening, 46 moves, 1-0

E Canal vs Rubinstein, 1929 
(A04) Reti Opening, 80 moves, 0-1

Gelfand vs V Malakhov, 2005 
(D15) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 50 moves, 1-0

A N on a5 attacking pawns on b7 and c6 is a powerful pattern.
Rubinstein vs S Takacs, 1926 
(D65) Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox, Rubinstein Attack, Main line, 53 moves, 1-0

Gelfand vs Morozevich, 2001 
(D15) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 36 moves, 1-0

Janowski vs Rubinstein, 1907 
(C49) Four Knights, 78 moves, 0-1

Gelfand vs Van Wely, 2003 
(B31) Sicilian, Rossolimo Variation, 56 moves, 1-0

Kasparov tries to switch to active defense too soon
Gelfand vs Kasparov, 1994 
(D31) Queen's Gambit Declined, 49 moves, 1/2-1/2

space
Rubinstein vs Duras, 1911  
(A22) English, 52 moves, 1-0

The owner of the space nevertheless misses his chance
Gelfand vs Carlsen, 2013 
(D37) Queen's Gambit Declined, 55 moves, 1/2-1/2

space
Gelfand vs D H Campora, 2004 
(A54) Old Indian, Ukrainian Variation, 4.Nf3, 57 moves, 1-0

space to sac attack to instructive endgame
Gelfand vs Wang Yue, 2010 
(D10) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 82 moves, 1-0

Where white got the strategy employed in the previous entry
Capablanca vs K Treybal, 1929 
(D11) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 58 moves, 1-0

Space to sac attack
Alekhine vs O Chajes, 1923 
(D64) Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox, Rubinstein Attack, 64 moves, 1-0

Favorable pawn structure transformation in the KID
Gelfand vs Grischuk, 2013 
(E73) King's Indian, 62 moves, 1-0

Trans of advantages 19.pawn struct for good B; 28.good B for N
Rubinstein vs Nimzowitsch, 1928 
(E32) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, 43 moves, 1-0

pawn to attack to endgame advantage
Rubinstein vs Schlechter, 1918  
(A54) Old Indian, Ukrainian Variation, 4.Nf3, 49 moves, 1-0

trans 1st move adv into better structure & then squeeze
Gelfand vs Damljanovic, 2000
(E92) King's Indian, 64 moves, 1-0

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