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Attacking with the King
Compiled by Lyink
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To win the game and defend the WCC Kramnik uses his last weapon
Kramnik vs Leko, 2004  
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 41 moves, 1-0

Black paralized as the king walks his way throug the board
Short vs Timman, 1991 
(B04) Alekhine's Defense, Modern, 34 moves, 1-0

13 King moves in the first 25 moves, from e1 to a8, to win
C van de Loo vs M Hesseling, 1983 
(C57) Two Knights, 48 moves, 1-0

Holy King!
Petrosian vs Botvinnik, 1963 
(D94) Grunfeld, 48 moves, 1-0

Beware...in the end there is still the King
Rubinstein vs Schlechter, 1912 
(D41) Queen's Gambit Declined, Semi-Tarrasch, 39 moves, 1-0

Bishop and King attacking togehter can be fatal
Tarrasch vs Reti, 1922 
(B10) Caro-Kann, 40 moves, 1-0

Dont leave your King alone and trapped
Kramnik vs Topalov, 2003 
(B45) Sicilian, Taimanov, 39 moves, 1-0

Why to bother with rooks and bishops when there is the King?
H Weenink vs L Gans, 1923 
(C25) Vienna, 27 moves, 1-0

The Queen is dead, long live the King!
R Steel vs R Ross, 1884 
(C25) Vienna, 26 moves, 1/2-1/2

Behind the enemy lines
M Kuerschner vs Tarrasch, 1888 
(D32) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch, 43 moves, 0-1

Get out of the hole! No?..okay then
J Cukierman vs Capablanca, 1938 
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 91 moves, 0-1

One step at a time
A Muffang vs H Weenink, 1927 
(B83) Sicilian, 51 moves, 1-0

Cornered with help of the King
Pirc vs T Tylor, 1939 
(A02) Bird's Opening, 32 moves, 1-0

Supporting a Queen sacrifice to mate with pawn
Browne vs Karpov, 1977 
(E18) Queen's Indian, Old Main line, 7.Nc3, 38 moves, 0-1

Dont hunt the King for the sake of it...migth end attacking you
Karjakin vs Bu Xiangzhi, 2005 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 54 moves, 0-1

Up it goes
Duras vs Teichmann, 1906 
(C87) Ruy Lopez, 64 moves, 1-0

Provisional
J Vijzelaar vs C Trimborn, 1903 
(D60) Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense, 42 moves, 0-1

King blocks the exit
M Lazarevic vs N Gaprindashvili, 1961 
(A02) Bird's Opening, 33 moves, 0-1

All the way...
Radjabov vs Bu Xiangzhi, 2008 
(D10) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 41 moves, 1-0

After two new queens enter game, white King attacks on f7
Shirov vs Grischuk, 2000 
(C65) Ruy Lopez, Berlin Defense, 44 moves, 1-0

The king untangles it
Van Wely vs Shirov, 2010 
(A29) English, Four Knights, Kingside Fianchetto, 59 moves, 0-1

The king dismantles the 1st rank...aided by Whites chase
H Geiger vs W Wurm, 1926 
(D48) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, Meran, 39 moves, 0-1

The king support the final check, after two pawns on the 7th
Korchnoi vs Tal, 1962 
(A62) Benoni, Fianchetto Variation, 54 moves, 1-0

Seems difficult to do in an ending with just queens....but
Aronian vs Carlsen, 2008 
(A32) English, Symmetrical Variation, 51 moves, 0-1

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