pinned knight ties up the black king and queen
Torre vs J Araiza Munoz, 1926
(A48) King's Indian, 45 moves, 1-0
among other qualities,this has a zugzwang theme.
Bogoljubov vs Alekhine, 1922
(A90) Dutch, 53 moves, 0-1
black has an extra knight-and still gets zugged
Anand vs Van Wely, 1997
(B08) Pirc, Classical, 41 moves, 1-0
movebound black leads to el Faldo-lol
Englisch vs J Bauer, 1890
(D10) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 53 moves, 1-0
the tomb game-white has ONE legal move at the end
B Harper vs R Zuk, 1971
(E97) King's Indian, 39 moves, 0-1
Smyslov rallies to title
Botvinnik vs Smyslov, 1957
(A15) English, 69 moves, 0-1
Capa trapps Nimzo in Zugzwang!!
Nimzowitsch vs Capablanca, 1927
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 46 moves, 0-1
Nimzo's defining moment! Zugzwang!!
Saemisch vs Nimzowitsch, 1923
(E18) Queen's Indian, Old Main line, 7.Nc3, 25 moves, 0-1
Tal's zuggy masterpiece
Tal vs F Reinemer, 1991
(A80) Dutch, 32 moves, 1-0
a knot even Houdini couldn't escape.
Ivanchuk vs Y Wang, 2009
(C42) Petrov Defense, 51 moves, 0-1
white will be forced to cough up a pawn.
Jakovenko vs Carlsen, 2009
(B92) Sicilian, Najdorf, Opocensky Variation, 63 moves, 0-1
black must:allow pawn to queen,abandon his Ps or B
R Calvo vs D Byrne, 1968
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 70 moves, 1-0
40 Bg6+ leads to quick strangulation of black's forces.
Larsen vs J Penrose, 1969
(A01) Nimzovich-Larsen Attack, 44 moves, 1-0
the Greek Church ending
Michelet vs Kieseritzky, 1845
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 31 moves, 1-0
white ends this one in a straitjacket
A S Rasmussen vs Robson, 2009
(E04) Catalan, Open, 5.Nf3, 43 moves, 0-1
a combination of zugzwang and tomb games!
Y Gusev vs E Auerbach, 1946
(B72) Sicilian, Dragon, 37 moves, 1-0
white,like lsu,is fit to be tide
Nakamura vs Giri, 2012
(C42) Petrov Defense, 41 moves, 0-1
zugzwang in a BOOC game.
S Peric vs L Milman, 2006
(D03) Torre Attack (Tartakower Variation), 50 moves, 0-1
castled king in handcuffs
J Kaplan vs Bronstein, 1975
(C11) French, 26 moves, 0-1
zugzwang and outside passed pawn wins it.
Alekhine vs K Opocensky, 1943
(C01) French, Exchange, 48 moves, 1-0
black's pieces are trapped the mice...rats
Karpov vs Unzicker, 1974
(C98) Ruy Lopez, Closed, Chigorin, 44 moves, 1-0
the extremely UGLY bishop!
Radjabov vs Bu Xiangzhi, 2008
(D10) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 41 moves, 1-0
black must more and then white guards.
Korchnoi vs Petrosian, 1974
(A17) English, 51 moves, 1-0
knight forced to move from perfect spot.
Fischer vs Taimanov, 1971
(B44) Sicilian, 89 moves, 1-0
E Myhre vs G Lorson, 1952
(E68) King's Indian, Fianchetto, Classical Variation, 8.e4, 38 moves, 0-1
coroners report:the king is cornered.
J Becerra Rivero vs M Goss, 2012
(C19) French, Winawer, Advance, 40 moves, 1-0
the zugzwang that isn't
A Petrov vs P Journoud, 1863
(C39) King's Gambit Accepted, 33 moves, 1/2-1/2
black's knight can't stay there forever.
H Pusch vs M Fuhrmann, 2001
(C01) French, Exchange, 51 moves, 1-0
Capa's Zugzwang immortal:iron maiden.
Capablanca vs Ragozin, 1935
(E24) Nimzo-Indian, Samisch, 49 moves, 1-0
white must wait for opposing king to come to execute.
V Malakhov vs Ivanchuk, 2014
(A14) English, 41 moves, 0-1
elementary finish- pin and zugz.
S Baldazzi vs A Holmsten, 2001
(A16) English, 137 moves, 0-1
knots bury farm
O Ekebjaerg vs G Timmerman, 1991
(C27) Vienna Game, 36 moves, 0-1
a great finish by Torre!
L Ogaard vs E Torre, 1976
(A43) Old Benoni, 33 moves, 0-1
rook caught in net.
Tal vs S Saeed, 1985
(D51) Queen's Gambit Declined, 58 moves, 1-0
tomb game: "open" variation.
M Podgaets vs M Dvoretzky, 1974
(A44) Old Benoni Defense, 30 moves, 0-1
Moses: My people have nowhere to go!
G W Moses vs Rubinstein, 1924
(D04) Queen's Pawn Game, 35 moves, 0-1