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Castle and win
Compiled by Teyss
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O-O or O-O-O immediately wins: the header indicates the move for clarity.
Only includes games where castling provides a decisive advantage: it then ends or goes on for a while by inertia.

Excludes games where castling mates: Game Collection: Castle and mate

12...O-O!!
F A Hoffmann vs A Petrov, 1844 
(C53) Giuoco Piano, 20 moves, 0-1

12.O-O-O!
Morphy vs A Meek, 1857 
(A43) Old Benoni, 12 moves, 1-0

24.O-O-O+
G H Thornton vs W H Boultbee, 1884 
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 24 moves, 1-0

20.O-O-O!
Marshall vs Burn, 1907 
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 20 moves, 1-0

11.O-O-O+
Dunbar vs Chawkin, 1925 
(C45) Scotch Game, 11 moves, 1-0

14.O-O-O+
H Mattison vs R Millers, 1926 
(B20) Sicilian, 14 moves, 1-0

11...O-O-O+
NN vs G Abrahams, 1929 
(D31) Queen's Gambit Declined, 11 moves, 0-1

13.O-O-O+
O Feuer vs O'Kelly, 1934 
(C73) Ruy Lopez, Modern Steinitz Defense, 13 moves, 1-0

14.O-O-O+
Borbely vs Kovacs, 1948 
(B53) Sicilian, 14 moves, 1-0

18.O-O! Korchnoi asked the arbiter if castling was legal
Korchnoi vs Karpov, 1974 
(E17) Queen's Indian, 19 moves, 1-0

22.O-O!? Doesn't win on the spot but it's a crazy castle
Korchnoi vs Timman, 1977 
(A28) English, 37 moves, 1-0

12...O-O-O+
C Storey vs D Scoones, 1978 
(A31) English, Symmetrical, Benoni Formation, 16 moves, 0-1

16.O-O!!
Taimanov vs G Zaichik, 1989 
(A04) Reti Opening, 29 moves, 1-0

11...O-O-O
K H Hallier vs T Winckelmann, 1989 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 11 moves, 0-1

15.O-O!? Another crazy castle
Sosonko vs S Polgar, 1991 
(E04) Catalan, Open, 5.Nf3, 32 moves, 0-1

29...O-O-O!!
P Hopman vs I Rogers, 1996 
(A57) Benko Gambit, 29 moves, 0-1

15.O-O-O!
N S Nilsson vs H D Pedersen, 1997 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 17 moves, 1-0

16.O-O-O!
R Zelcic vs Z Mestrovic, 1999 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 16 moves, 1-0

13.O-O-O+
Carlsen vs Torben Kallesoe, 2004 
(C45) Scotch Game, 34 moves, 1-0

19...O-O!
Karjakin vs Carlsen, 2007 
(B30) Sicilian, 34 moves, 0-1

25.O-O-O!
Gelfand vs Adams, 2013 
(D37) Queen's Gambit Declined, 54 moves, 1-0

14...O-O-O
A Indusekar vs E Rosen, 2013
(A21) English, 14 moves, 0-1

19.O-O-O+
D Arond vs R Murphy, 2015 
(B13) Caro-Kann, Exchange, 19 moves, 1-0

13.O-O-O+
Igor Mestek vs A Voscilla, 2016
(C73) Ruy Lopez, Modern Steinitz Defense, 21 moves, 1-0

14.O-O-O+
F Rhine vs Marc Taramelli, 2020 
(D10) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 15 moves, 1-0

23...O-O-O!
R Mamedov vs Navara, 2022
(B22) Sicilian, Alapin, 23 moves, 0-1

18.O-O-O+
F Rhine vs NN, 2022 
(D15) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 18 moves, 1-0

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