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Hedgehog
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Middlegame themes for White:

e5 to obtain Q-side majority:
Andersson vs N Gaprindashvili, 1979

Attack with the a-pawn:
Salov vs Karpov, 1998 Petrosian vs Psakhis, 1982 Ivanchuk vs Adams, 1992

Nd5 pseudo sacrifice: Speelman vs Arkell, 1994

Nd5 sacrifice for the attack:
Romanishin vs Petrosian, 1975

Nd5 sacrifice to open c-file:
N Tolstikh vs Gipslis, 1993

Nb5 sacrifice to obtain R+2P for 2N:
V Mikenas vs G Lebredo Zaragoitia, 1978

Pushing K-side pawns:
Uhlmann vs Ribli, 1976

Attacking with f-pawn:
Shabalov vs Macieja, 2004

Creating an outpost on c6:
Andersson vs Seirawan, 1982

Queen on a2:
Andersson vs Seirawan, 1982

c5 break:
V Zheliandinov vs Bobotsov, 1966

Middlegame themes for Black:

...d5 break:
Anand vs Milov, 1997 Dominguez Perez vs D Andreikin, 2011 A Rodriguez Cespedes vs Polugaevsky, 1985 Pomar Salamanca vs Ljubojevic, 1973 D J Strauss vs D Gurevich, 1985 (bad chessgames.com link) Karpov vs Andersson, 1975 Polugaevsky vs Ftacnik, 1982

...b5 break:
Miles vs Adorjan, 1979 Uhlmann vs Ljubojevic, 1975 M Vukic vs Suba, 1977

...b5 pawn sacrifice to allow ...d5 break: Korchnoi vs Adorjan, 1986 Uhlmann vs U Boensch, 1976 Huebner vs Kasparov, 1981

...e5 to allow ...b5 break:
Larsen vs Suba, 1982

...Rg8, ...g5:
A Galkin vs Delchev, 2001 T Burg vs E Cordova, 2011 Taimanov vs Yusupov, 1982

Developing B to c7:
A Galkin vs Delchev, 2001 K Grigorian vs G Agzamov, 1981

Pushing h-pawn:
Dominguez Perez vs D Andreikin, 2011 Polugaevsky vs Ftacnik, 1982

Pushing f and g pawns:
Kramnik vs Carlsen, 2008

Polugaevsky vs Ftacnik, 1982 
(A30) English, Symmetrical, 29 moves, 0-1

Karpov vs Andersson, 1975 
(B44) Sicilian, 79 moves, 0-1

Huebner vs Kasparov, 1981 
(A30) English, Symmetrical, 49 moves, 0-1

M Vukic vs Suba, 1977 
(A14) English, 47 moves, 0-1

Hort vs Tal, 1966 
(A30) English, Symmetrical, 40 moves, 0-1

D J Strauss vs D Gurevich, 1985 
(A04) Reti Opening, 35 moves, 0-1

Good White Strategy
Kasparov vs Kramnik, 2001 
(B41) Sicilian, Kan, 72 moves, 1/2-1/2

Shabalov vs Macieja, 2004
(B41) Sicilian, Kan, 68 moves, 1-0

Taimanov vs Yusupov, 1982 
(A31) English, Symmetrical, Benoni Formation, 42 moves, 0-1

Kramnik vs Carlsen, 2008 
(A30) English, Symmetrical, 57 moves, 0-1

Salov vs Karpov, 1998 
(E15) Queen's Indian, 32 moves, 1-0

Opocensky vs Saemisch, 1922 
(B41) Sicilian, Kan, 56 moves, 1/2-1/2

Pomar Salamanca vs Ljubojevic, 1973 
(A34) English, Symmetrical, 24 moves, 0-1

Polugaevsky vs Ljubojevic, 1973
(A30) English, Symmetrical, 76 moves, 1/2-1/2

L Grigorian vs Karpov, 1975 
(A30) English, Symmetrical, 61 moves, 0-1

E Torre vs Karpov, 1977 
(B41) Sicilian, Kan, 34 moves, 0-1

Karpov vs V Small, 1982 
(B44) Sicilian, 47 moves, 1-0

K Grigorian vs G Agzamov, 1981
(A31) English, Symmetrical, Benoni Formation, 49 moves, 0-1

Uhlmann vs Ljubojevic, 1975 
(A30) English, Symmetrical, 37 moves, 0-1

Miles vs Adorjan, 1979 
(A30) English, Symmetrical, 32 moves, 0-1

N Tolstikh vs Gipslis, 1993
(A30) English, Symmetrical, 32 moves, 1/2-1/2

Romanishin vs Petrosian, 1975 
(A17) English, 30 moves, 1-0

Fischer vs Andersson, 1970 
(A01) Nimzovich-Larsen Attack, 43 moves, 1-0

Larsen vs Suba, 1982 
(A34) English, Symmetrical, 27 moves, 0-1

A Rodriguez Cespedes vs Polugaevsky, 1985
(B44) Sicilian, 41 moves, 1/2-1/2

Eljanov vs Jakovenko, 2013 
(A30) English, Symmetrical, 90 moves, 1-0

Dominguez Perez vs D Andreikin, 2011 
(B41) Sicilian, Kan, 34 moves, 0-1

T Burg vs E Cordova, 2011 
(B41) Sicilian, Kan, 40 moves, 0-1

A Galkin vs Delchev, 2001
(B44) Sicilian, 43 moves, 0-1

K Honfi vs Taimanov, 1965
(B41) Sicilian, Kan, 31 moves, 0-1

Polugaevsky vs Petrosian, 1982 
(A17) English, 27 moves, 1-0

V Mikenas vs G Lebredo Zaragoitia, 1978
(A30) English, Symmetrical, 38 moves, 1-0

Playing e5 to obtain a Q-side majority
Andersson vs N Gaprindashvili, 1979 
(A30) English, Symmetrical, 52 moves, 1-0

Uhlmann vs U Boensch, 1976 
(A30) English, Symmetrical, 36 moves, 0-1

Andersson vs Seirawan, 1982 
(A30) English, Symmetrical, 51 moves, 1-0

Uhlmann vs Ribli, 1976 
(A30) English, Symmetrical, 40 moves, 1-0

Uhlmann vs P Petran, 1982
(A16) English, 44 moves, 1-0

Anand vs Milov, 1997 
(A15) English, 61 moves, 0-1

Filippov vs Van Wely, 2004 
(A15) English, 37 moves, 1-0

Speelman vs Arkell, 1994 
(A33) English, Symmetrical, 29 moves, 1-0

Korchnoi vs Adorjan, 1986 
(A04) Reti Opening, 39 moves, 0-1

Attack with a4 pawn
Petrosian vs Psakhis, 1982 
(A17) English, 34 moves, 1-0

Ivanchuk vs Adams, 1992 
(A31) English, Symmetrical, Benoni Formation, 43 moves, 1-0

Polugaevsky vs Ljubojevic, 1980 
(A31) English, Symmetrical, Benoni Formation, 41 moves, 1-0

c5 break
V Zheliandinov vs Bobotsov, 1966
(B44) Sicilian, 43 moves, 1-0

Aronian vs Jakovenko, 2009 
(A34) English, Symmetrical, 51 moves, 1-0

Karpov vs Ribli, 1986 
(A30) English, Symmetrical, 56 moves, 1-0

Beliavsky vs Salov, 1992
(A17) English, 46 moves, 1-0

Carlsen vs V Gashimov, 2012 
(A30) English, Symmetrical, 67 moves, 1-0

Vaganian vs V Wolf, 1992
(A14) English, 26 moves, 1-0

Ponomariov vs Carlsen, 2008 
(A30) English, Symmetrical, 60 moves, 1/2-1/2

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