Pono can handle Topa's tactics, and he's just better at endgame
Ponomariov vs Topalov, 2005
(E00) Queen's Pawn Game, 40 moves, 1-0
Pono beats Fritz... 'nuff said.
Ponomariov vs Fritz, 2005
(A45) Queen's Pawn Game, 48 moves, 1-0
Excellent maneuvering game- very accurate play
Ponomariov vs Judit Polgar, 2005
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 56 moves, 1-0
Very close struggle, but Pono punishes Vallejo for sloppy play
Vallejo-Pons vs Ponomariov, 2003
(E17) Queen's Indian, 53 moves, 0-1
Very tense, unclear game. Good kibitzes by Mateo and Cyphelium
Ponomariov vs A Volokitin, 2006
(B46) Sicilian, Taimanov Variation, 43 moves, 1-0
Impressive performance by Pono. Worth analyzing more deeply
Sutovsky vs Ponomariov, 2006
(C88) Ruy Lopez, 37 moves, 0-1
This game is... well... just plain domination...
Ponomariov vs L Bruzon, 2006
(B43) Sicilian, Kan, 5.Nc3, 27 moves, 1-0
Hah- doubled pawns on c and f- weird action... great game...
Rublevsky vs Ponomariov, 2006
(B27) Sicilian, 62 moves, 0-1
Excellent judgment- the two bishops vs. rook is lots o' fun.
Karjakin vs Ponomariov, 2006
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 56 moves, 0-1
The Dutch? Pono gets some interesting play- blitz game...
Ponomariov vs O de la Riva Aguado, 2003
(A80) Dutch, 37 moves, 1-0
Herding Judith's pieces...
Judit Polgar vs Ponomariov, 2002
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 35 moves, 0-1
Always a little bit better- very technical flavor- crisp.
Ponomariov vs Dreev, 2002
(B30) Sicilian, 38 moves, 1-0
Bishops of opposite color not so drawish...
Ponomariov vs Vallejo-Pons, 2003
(D45) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 68 moves, 1-0
Ponomariov vs Anand, 2005
(A30) English, Symmetrical, 54 moves, 1/2-1/2
Pono's first encounter with Topalov.
Ponomariov vs Topalov, 1999
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 53 moves, 1-0
When people speak of art in chess, this is what they mean.
Svidler vs Ponomariov, 2006
(C18) French, Winawer, 47 moves, 0-1