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cairo 38 ( +1 | -1 )
Chess Curiosities Longest decided game without a capture: 31 moves

Nuber - Keckeisen, Mengen 1994

1.e4 b6 2.d4 e6 3.Bd3 Bb7 4.Nf3 g6 5.O-O Bg7 6.Nbd2 Ne7 7.Re1 O-O 8.Nf1 d6 9.Qe2 Nd7 10.Bg5 Qe8 11.Rad1 a5 12.c3 Rc8 13.Ng3 Kh8 14.Qd2 Ng8 15.h3 e5 16.Bc2 h6 17.Be3 Rd8 18.Nh2 Kh7 19.f4 f6 20.Qf2 Ne7 21.Rd2 Rh8 22.f5 g5 23.Bd1 Rb8 24.Bh5 Qf8 25.Ng4 Ba6 26.Red1 b5 27.b4 a4 28.a3 Bb7 29.Rd3 Nc6 30.Bg6+ Kg8 31.Qa2+ and Black resigned.

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cairo 42 ( +1 | -1 )
More Quickest exchange game: 17 moves.

A pawn endgame was reached in 17 moves in this game:

Rodriguez - Antonio, ch Asturias, Oviedo 1999

1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nf6 3.Nc3 Nc6 4.d4 exd4 5.Nxd4 Bb4 6.Nxc6 Bxc3+ 7.bxc3 dxc6 8.Qxd8+ Kxd8 9.Bg5 h6 10.Bxf6+ gxf6 11.Bc4 Be6 12.Bxe6 fxe6 13.Ke2 Ke7 14.Rhd1 Rhd8 15.Rxd8 Rxd8 16.Rd1 Rxd1 17.Kxd1 (see diagram) Kd6 18.Kd2 a5 19.g4 e5 20.h4 b5 21.Ke3 c5 22.c4 c6 23.a4 Kc7 24.Kd3 Kb6 25.Kc3 Ka6 26.Kb3 Kb6 27.Ka3 Ka6 28.Kb3 1/2-1/2

cairo 36 ( +1 | -1 )
More Earliest stalemate: move 27

Sibilio - Mariotti, Ravenna 1982

1.e4 e6 2.Nf3 d5 3.e5 c5 4.b4 cxb4 5.d4 Nh6 6.a3 bxa3 7.c3 Nf5 8.Nxa3 Nc6 9.Nb5 a6 10.g4 Bd7 11.Bg5 Be7 12.gxf5 axb5 13.fxe6 fxe6 14.Rxa8 Qxa8 15.Rg1 Qa3 16.Bxb5 Bxg5 17.Rxg5 Qxc3+ 18.Kf1 O-O 19.Bxc6 Bxc6 20.Kg2 Ba4 21.Qe2 Bc2 22.Ne1 Be4+ 23.f3 Rxf3 24.Nxf3 Bxf3+ 25.Qxf3 Qd2+ 26.Kh3 Qxg5 27.Qf8+ Kxf8 1/2-1/2

amleto 2 ( +1 | -1 )
interesting stuff :)