The Black Rook made a Royal Absolute Pin to win this game.
E Schallopp vs Anderssen, 1872
(C23) Bishop's Opening, 23 moves, 0-1
Two Royal Absolute Pins-- 23. Bc3 and 24. ... Rg8
J F Malta vs Bird, 1880
(A80) Dutch, 28 moves, 0-1
Game ends with an Royal Absolute Pin-- White Queen is lost!
D van Foreest vs C Messemaker, 1884
(B46) Sicilian, Taimanov Variation, 42 moves, 0-1
Checkmate by Knight is due to an Absolute Pin
Muehlock vs Kostic, 1911
(C50) Giuoco Piano, 7 moves, 0-1
22. Ne7+ is a Double Attack-- Check and Discovered RAP
Euwe vs H Weenink, 1920
(C66) Ruy Lopez, 28 moves, 1-0
Absolute Pins as Self-Pins at 21. ... Rg5 and 22. ... Bf8
Bogoljubov vs Alekhine, 1937
(C17) French, Winawer, Advance, 24 moves, 1-0
Royal Fork by Knight at EOG is safe because of Absolute Pin
Botvinnik vs Kotov, 1946
(E24) Nimzo-Indian, Samisch, 24 moves, 0-1
Rook made Royal Absolute Pin at end. 36. Kf2 Rxh1+ wins Queen!
S Schweber vs Spassky, 1955
(E59) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Main line, 35 moves, 0-1
Game ends with Cross Pin-- one arm is a Royal Absolute Pin.
V Mikenas vs Aronin, 1957
(B99) Sicilian, Najdorf, 7...Be7 Main line, 33 moves, 0-1
Multiple APs, including two at the conclusion!
Bronstein vs R Fuchs, 1957
(D26) Queen's Gambit Accepted, 24 moves, 1-0
Rook was kicked but 20. Rh4+ is safe by AP, mates next move!
Kupreichik vs A Planinc, 1970
(C60) Ruy Lopez, 19 moves, 1-0
Rook takes En Prise Pawn to Discover Royal Pin at end of game
V Ciocaltea vs L Masic, 1971
(B57) Sicilian, 26 moves, 1-0
Royal Pin with 18. Re1 that wins the Black Queen for the Rook.
Ljubojevic vs A Planinc, 1971
(C78) Ruy Lopez, 35 moves, 0-1
TWO Absolute Pins-- 25. Bd4 and 32. Bc5
V Ciocaltea vs A Lombard, 1972
(B43) Sicilian, Kan, 5.Nc3, 43 moves, 1-0
Absolute Pin due to Discovery tactic allows Suffocation Mate!
Sachariev vs Dobrev, 1973
(B29) Sicilian, Nimzovich-Rubinstein, 12 moves, 1-0
AP at 24 ...Bxd5 adds pressure and supports mate later
Larsen vs Ljubojevic, 1975
(A77) Benoni, Classical, 9...Re8, 10.Nd2, 27 moves, 0-1
AP with 32. Bh6 and Piling On at 33. g5 wins the Bishop.
Westerinen vs Savon, 1975
(B31) Sicilian, Rossolimo Variation, 33 moves, 1-0
Bishop has AP for Knight to be safe; 30. Bxg5 R1#
Reshevsky vs B Ivanovic, 1976
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 29 moves, 0-1
Absolute Pin keeps Queen safe and helps the win!
L Ogaard vs E Torre, 1976
(A43) Old Benoni, 33 moves, 0-1
AP-- as Royal Pin-- allows Complex Mate (CCC) to be successful
Fischer vs Mac Hack VI, 1977
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 21 moves, 1-0
31. Qh6 blocks check-- AP; then Underpromotion leads to Mate!
Stanishevsky vs Nikonov, 1981
(B30) Sicilian, 33 moves, 1-0
Absolute Pin allows for mate soon.
P Foo vs P Garbett, 1984
(D01) Richter-Veresov Attack, 33 moves, 0-1
28. Ke1 is Self-Pin, 28 ...Bb5 is Piling On, Black gains Pawn
R I Reynolds vs Nunn, 1987
(D01) Richter-Veresov Attack, 32 moves, 0-1
Royal Pin at 10. Ba5 wins Queen, then AP at 29. Qf4
Nunn vs K Georgiev, 1988
(B17) Caro-Kann, Steinitz Variation, 42 moves, 1-0
55. ... Qe8 is the (Self-Pin) Absolute Pin of Doom!
Bologan vs J Garcia Padron, 1993
(B39) Sicilian, Accelerated Fianchetto, Breyer Variation, 56 moves, 1-0
25. ... B6 is Self-Pin/AP; 26. Qh7+ Ke8 27. Qd7#.
Martinez Martinez vs J Converset, 1994
(E61) King's Indian, 26 moves, 1-0
Bishop makes a Royal Pin at end of this game.
B Lalic vs J C Hannet, 1998
(E81) King's Indian, Samisch, 31 moves, 1-0
Absolute Pin, then Piling On for tactic at end wins the Rook
Rublevsky vs Vaganian, 1998
(C07) French, Tarrasch, 37 moves, 0-1
APs at 31. ... Bxf4 and 34. ... Qxh4 win material and Promotion
J Steckner vs V Burmakin, 2004
(B13) Caro-Kann, Exchange, 36 moves, 0-1
Game ends with Royal Pin, so it causes resignation immediately.
Z Rahman vs Yudasin, 2004
(A15) English, 34 moves, 0-1
49. Qxf6 makes AP; last move is Piling On and Fork!
M Hebden vs A Madan, 2007
(A48) King's Indian, 53 moves, 1-0
Two APs set up the checkmate
D Perez vs J Jackova, 2008
(E41) Nimzo-Indian, 34 moves, 0-1
39. Rxh5+ allowed due to Absolute Pin
G O'Toole vs R Haria, 2009
(C02) French, Advance, 41 moves, 1-0
AP Allows Mate
A Hugaert vs B Gundavaa, 2009
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 50 moves, 0-1
25 Bg5 and 31 Qxh6+ work due to Absolute Pins (other tactics!)
D Yuffa vs Bologan, 2015
(D10) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 38 moves, 1-0
Self-Pins/APs at 23. ... B6 and 30. ... Rf7 win material.
A Goganov vs Jobava, 2016
(E11) Bogo-Indian Defense, 33 moves, 1-0
24. gxh5 makes an AP on g7-Pawn; R Sacr means mate soon.
J Krupenski vs Gelfand, 2016
(E46) Nimzo-Indian, 29 moves, 1-0
AP makes the White Queen fearless and supports mating net
O Brendel vs T Chapman, 2017
(A13) English, 26 moves, 1-0
AP wins the White Knight (at the end/resignation)
Naiditsch vs Caruana, 2017
(C28) Vienna Game, 40 moves, 0-1
33. Rxg2 makes self-pin and Absolute Pin as major headache
E Paehtz vs Vitiugov, 2017
(C50) Giuoco Piano, 37 moves, 0-1
AP allows Back Rank Mate threat for the win
L McLaren vs A Ismail, 2017
(B01) Scandinavian, 20 moves, 1-0
AP allows Back Rank Mate (or 39. Kh1 Qxf1# Back Rank Mate also)
S Maroroa vs A Diamant, 2018
(B30) Sicilian, 39 moves, 0-1
Game Ends by Piling On vs Bishop in AP; Bishop lost
M Castrillon Gomez vs M Fierro, 2020
(E62) King's Indian, Fianchetto, 41 moves, 1-0