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Match Gelfand!
Compiled by amadeus
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Boris Gelfand's Match Record (classical):

< 1991 FIDE Candidates: +4 -5 =7 vs 2640 op.2618 performance >

+2 -1 =5 vs. Nikolic (2620)
+2 -4 =2 vs. Short (2660)

< 1992 Tilburg KO: +4 -3 =7 vs 2599 op.2623 performance >

+1 -1 =0 +2 -1 =1 vs. Rozentalis (2590)
+1 -0 =1 vs. Stohl (2560)
+1 -0 =1 vs. Kengis (2590)
+1 -1 =0 +3 -1 =0 vs. Korchnoi (2575)
+0 -0 =2 +1 -0 =3 vs. Kamsky (2655)
+0 -1 =3 vs. Adams (2610) - final

< 1993 Tilburg KO: +0 -1 =1 vs 2570 op.2379 performance >

+0 -1 =1 vs. Dreev (2570)

< 1994-95 FIDE Candidates: +6 -6 =13 vs 2719 op.2719 performance >

+3 -1 =4 vs. Adams (2660)
+2 -1 =5 vs. Kramnik (2725)
+1 -4 =4 vs. Karpov (2765) - final

< 1995 Training / Exhibition Match, Osterskars: +0 -1 =1 vs 2630 op.2439 performance >

+0 -1 =1 vs. Ulf Andersson (2630)

< 1997 FIDE KO, Groningen: +0 -1 =7 vs 2670 op.2626 performance >

+0 -0 =2 +3 -1 =0 vs. Lautier (2660)
+0 -0 =2 +2 -1 =1 vs. Tkachiev (2615)
+0 -0 =2 +1 -0 =1 vs. Dreev (2640)
+0 -1 =1 vs. Anand (2765) - semifinal

< 1998 President's Cup, Elista: +2 -0 =2 vs 2620 op.2811 performance >

+2 -0 =0 vs. Malaniuk (2600)
+0 -0 =2 +0 -2 =0 vs. Tiviakov (2640)

< 1999 FIDE WCh KO, Las Vegas: +1 -0 =5 vs 2621 op.2679 performance >

+1 -0 =1 vs. Speelman (2597)
+0 -0 =2 +2 -0 =2 vs. Lautier (2638)
+0 -0 =2 +0 -1 =1 vs. Khalifman (2628)

< 2000 World Cup, Shenyang: +1 -1 =2 vs 2722 op.2722 performance >

+1 -1 =0 +1 -0 =1 vs. Jiangchuan (2681)
+0 -0 =2 +0 -1 =3 vs. Anand (2762) - semifinal

< 2000 FIDE WCh KO, New Delhi: +3 -0 =3 vs 2637 op.2828 performance >

+2 -0 =0 vs Dizdarevic (2525)
+1 -0 =1 vs. Piket (2640)
+0 -0 =2 +0 -1 =1 vs. Shirov (2746)

< 2001 FIDE WCh KO, Moscow: +4 -0 =6 vs 2606 op.2753 performance >

+1 -0 =1 vs. Cabrera (2440)
+1 -0 =1 vs. Dominguez (2596)
+2 -0 =0 vs. Delchev (2634)
+0 -0 =2 +2 -0 =0 vs. Azmaiparashvili (2674)
+0 -0 =2 +0 -1 =3 vs. Svidler (2686) - quarterfinal

< Exhibition Match, Albert, 2002: +0 -1 =5 vs 2653 op.2595 performance >

+0 -1 =5 vs. Bacrot (2653)

< 2005 World Cup, Khanty-Mansiysk: +5 -1 =8 vs 2620 op.2723 performance >

+2 -0 =0 vs. Kobese (2400)
+0 -0 =2 +1 -0 =1 vs. Felgaer (2624)
+0 -0 =2 +3 -1 =0 vs. Pantsulaia (2578)
+0 -0 =2 +2 -1 =1 vs. Dreev (2694)
+1 -1 =0 +0 -2 =2 vs. Grischuk (2720)
+2 -0 =0 vs. Gurevich (2652)
+0 -0 =2 +0 -1 =1 vs. Bareev (2675) - 5/6th place

< 2006-08-09 Exhibition Match, Prague, 2006: +1 -1 =2 vs 2719 op.2719 performance >

+1 -1 =2 vs. Navara (2719)

< 2007 FIDE Candidates, Elista: +2 -0 =9 vs 2706 op.2769 performance >

+0 -0 =6 +2 -0 =1 vs. Kasim (2706)
+2 -0 =3 vs. Kamsky (2705)

< 2009 World Cup, Khanty-Mansiysk: +5 -1 =10 vs 2671 op.2760 performance >

+1 -0 =1 vs. Obodchuk (2404)
+1 -0 =1 vs. Amonatov (2631)
+1 -1 =0 +2 -0 =1 vs. Polgar (2680)
+0 -0 =2 +1 -0 =5 vs. Vachier-Lagrave (2718)
+0 -0 =2 +2 -0 =1 vs. Jakovenko (2736)
+2 -0 =0 vs. Karjakin (2723)
+0 -0 =4 +4 -2 =2 vs. Ponomariov (2739) - final

< 2011 FIDE Candidates, Kazan: +2 -0 =12 vs 2750 op.2800 performance >

+1 -0 =3 vs. Mamedyarov (2772)
+0 -0 =4 +3 -1 =2 vs. Kamsky (2732)
+1 -0 =5 vs. Grischuk (2747)

<Overall: +40 -22 =100 +37 -18 =34 vs 2665 opposition: 2704 performance 2753 in tiebreakers>

+2 -1 =5 vs. Nikolic (Candidates Quarterfinal, Sarajevo)
Gelfand vs P Nikolic, 1991
(A90) Dutch, 31 moves, 1/2-1/2

P Nikolic vs Gelfand, 1991
(D78) Neo-Grunfeld, 6.O-O c6, 48 moves, 1-0

Gelfand vs P Nikolic, 1991
(B06) Robatsch, 65 moves, 1-0

P Nikolic vs Gelfand, 1991
(D37) Queen's Gambit Declined, 60 moves, 1/2-1/2

Gelfand vs P Nikolic, 1991
(B06) Robatsch, 44 moves, 1/2-1/2

P Nikolic vs Gelfand, 1991 
(E38) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, 4...c5, 65 moves, 0-1

Gelfand vs P Nikolic, 1991
(C96) Ruy Lopez, Closed, 54 moves, 1/2-1/2

P Nikolic vs Gelfand, 1991
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 53 moves, 1-0

P Nikolic vs Gelfand, 1991
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 33 moves, 1/2-1/2

+2 -4 =2 vs. Short (Candidates Semifinal, Brussels)
Short vs Gelfand, 1991 
(B93) Sicilian, Najdorf, 6.f4, 24 moves, 0-1

Gelfand vs Short, 1991 
(D63) Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense, 66 moves, 0-1

Short vs Gelfand, 1991 
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 31 moves, 1-0

Gelfand vs Short, 1991 
(D63) Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense, 91 moves, 1/2-1/2

Short vs Gelfand, 1991 
(C67) Ruy Lopez, 61 moves, 1-0

Gelfand vs Short, 1991 
(D37) Queen's Gambit Declined, 35 moves, 1-0

Short vs Gelfand, 1991 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 33 moves, 1/2-1/2

Gelfand vs Short, 1991 
(D37) Queen's Gambit Declined, 51 moves, 0-1

+1 -1 =0 [+2 -1 =1] vs. Rosentalis (Tilburg KO, Rd.2)
Gelfand vs Rozentalis, 1992
(E47) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3 O-O 5.Bd3, 41 moves, 1-0

Rozentalis vs Gelfand, 1992 
(B22) Sicilian, Alapin, 50 moves, 1-0

Rozentalis vs Gelfand, 1992
(B22) Sicilian, Alapin, 55 moves, 1-0

Gelfand vs Rozentalis, 1992
(A45) Queen's Pawn Game, 68 moves, 1-0

Gelfand vs Rozentalis, 1992
(A45) Queen's Pawn Game, 58 moves, 1-0

Rozentalis vs Gelfand, 1992
(B22) Sicilian, Alapin, 55 moves, 1/2-1/2

+1 -0 =1 vs. Stohl (Tilburg KO, Rd.3)
I Stohl vs Gelfand, 1992
(E62) King's Indian, Fianchetto, 25 moves, 1/2-1/2

Gelfand vs I Stohl, 1992 
(D85) Grunfeld, 30 moves, 1-0

+1 -0 =1 vs. Kengis (Tilburg KO, Rd.4)
Gelfand vs E Kengis, 1992
(C10) French, 30 moves, 1-0

E Kengis vs Gelfand, 1992
(B96) Sicilian, Najdorf, 26 moves, 1/2-1/2

+1 -1 =0 [+3 -1 =0] vs. Korchnoi (Tilburg KO, Quarterfinal)
Korchnoi vs Gelfand, 1992 
(E99) King's Indian, Orthodox, Taimanov, 56 moves, 1-0

Gelfand vs Korchnoi, 1992 
(E12) Queen's Indian, 41 moves, 1-0

Korchnoi vs Gelfand, 1992
(E32) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, 80 moves, 0-1

Gelfand vs Korchnoi, 1992
(D11) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 50 moves, 0-1

Gelfand vs Korchnoi, 1992
(D47) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 55 moves, 1-0

Korchnoi vs Gelfand, 1992
(A14) English, 27 moves, 0-1

+0 -0 =2 [+1 -0 =3] vs. Kamsky (Tilburg KO, semifinal)
Gelfand vs Kamsky, 1992
(D85) Grunfeld, 36 moves, 1/2-1/2

Kamsky vs Gelfand, 1992
(D16) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 28 moves, 1/2-1/2

Kamsky vs Gelfand, 1992
(D13) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, Exchange Variation, 73 moves, 1/2-1/2

Gelfand vs Kamsky, 1992
(D35) Queen's Gambit Declined, 33 moves, 1/2-1/2

Gelfand vs Kamsky, 1992
(D31) Queen's Gambit Declined, 78 moves, 1/2-1/2

Kamsky vs Gelfand, 1992
(D12) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 53 moves, 0-1

+0 -1 =3 vs. Adams (Tilburg KO, Final)
Adams vs Gelfand, 1992
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 25 moves, 1/2-1/2

Gelfand vs Adams, 1992
(E12) Queen's Indian, 28 moves, 1/2-1/2

Adams vs Gelfand, 1992
(A45) Queen's Pawn Game, 69 moves, 1/2-1/2

Gelfand vs Adams, 1992
(A57) Benko Gambit, 65 moves, 0-1

+0 -1 =1 vs. Dreev (Tilburg KO, Rd.2)
Gelfand vs Dreev, 1993 
(D47) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 44 moves, 0-1

Dreev vs Gelfand, 1993
(E80) King's Indian, Samisch Variation, 42 moves, 1/2-1/2

+3 -1 =4 vs. Adams (FIDE Candidates, Quarterfinal)
Adams vs Gelfand, 1994
(B96) Sicilian, Najdorf, 45 moves, 1/2-1/2

Gelfand vs Adams, 1994
(C53) Giuoco Piano, 22 moves, 1/2-1/2

Adams vs Gelfand, 1994
(B97) Sicilian, Najdorf, 36 moves, 1/2-1/2

Gelfand vs Adams, 1994 
(D20) Queen's Gambit Accepted, 50 moves, 1-0

Adams vs Gelfand, 1994
(B22) Sicilian, Alapin, 75 moves, 1-0

Gelfand vs Adams, 1994 
(B07) Pirc, 50 moves, 1-0

Adams vs Gelfand, 1994
(B22) Sicilian, Alapin, 86 moves, 1/2-1/2

Gelfand vs Adams, 1994
(A43) Old Benoni, 37 moves, 1-0

+2 -1 =5 vs. Kramnik (FIDE Candidates, Semifinal)
Kramnik vs Gelfand, 1994 
(B52) Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack, 14 moves, 1/2-1/2

Gelfand vs Kramnik, 1994 
(B30) Sicilian, 33 moves, 1/2-1/2

Kramnik vs Gelfand, 1994 
(B52) Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack, 35 moves, 1-0

Gelfand vs Kramnik, 1994 
(D32) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch, 42 moves, 1-0

Kramnik vs Gelfand, 1994
(B22) Sicilian, Alapin, 47 moves, 1/2-1/2

Gelfand vs Kramnik, 1994 
(A50) Queen's Pawn Game, 76 moves, 1/2-1/2

Kramnik vs Gelfand, 1994
(B52) Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack, 23 moves, 1/2-1/2

+0 -1 =1 vs. Ulf Andersson (Exhibition/Training, Osterskars)
Gelfand vs Kramnik, 1994 
(A34) English, Symmetrical, 63 moves, 1-0

Gelfand vs Ulf Andersson, 1995
(E00) Queen's Pawn Game, 52 moves, 0-1

+1 -4 =4 vs. Karpov (2765) - final
Ulf Andersson vs Gelfand, 1995
(B27) Sicilian, 19 moves, 1/2-1/2

Gelfand vs Karpov, 1995
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 26 moves, 1/2-1/2

Karpov vs Gelfand, 1995
(E60) King's Indian Defense, 46 moves, 1/2-1/2

Gelfand vs Karpov, 1995 
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 45 moves, 1-0

Karpov vs Gelfand, 1995 
(E60) King's Indian Defense, 50 moves, 1-0

Gelfand vs Karpov, 1995
(C92) Ruy Lopez, Closed, 23 moves, 1/2-1/2

Karpov vs Gelfand, 1995 
(A58) Benko Gambit, 49 moves, 1-0

Gelfand vs Karpov, 1995 
(E14) Queen's Indian, 80 moves, 0-1

Karpov vs Gelfand, 1995
(D12) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 44 moves, 1/2-1/2

Gelfand vs Karpov, 1995 
(A20) English, 36 moves, 0-1

+0 -0 =2 [+3 -1 =0] vs. Lautier (FIDE KO, Groningen, Rd.3)
Lautier vs Gelfand, 1997
(E58) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Main line with 8...Bxc3, 35 moves, 1/2-1/2

Gelfand vs Lautier, 1997
(E12) Queen's Indian, 24 moves, 1/2-1/2

Lautier vs Gelfand, 1997
(D47) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 52 moves, 0-1

Gelfand vs Lautier, 1997
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 29 moves, 0-1

Lautier vs Gelfand, 1997 
(D11) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 41 moves, 0-1

Gelfand vs Lautier, 1997
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 46 moves, 1-0

+0 -0 =2 [+2 -1 =1] vs. Tkachiev (FIDE KO, Groningen, Rd.4)
Tkachiev vs Gelfand, 1997
(B52) Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack, 19 moves, 1/2-1/2

Gelfand vs Tkachiev, 1997
(D39) Queen's Gambit Declined, Ragozin, Vienna Variation, 23 moves, 1/2-1/2

Gelfand vs Tkachiev, 1997
(D27) Queen's Gambit Accepted, Classical, 33 moves, 1-0

Tkachiev vs Gelfand, 1997
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 42 moves, 1-0

Gelfand vs Tkachiev, 1997
(E98) King's Indian, Orthodox, Taimanov, 9.Ne1, 22 moves, 1/2-1/2

Tkachiev vs Gelfand, 1997
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 55 moves, 0-1

+0 -0 =2 [+1 -0 =1] vs Dreev (FIDE KO, Groningen, Quarterfinal)
Gelfand vs Dreev, 1997
(D45) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 29 moves, 1/2-1/2

Dreev vs Gelfand, 1997
(E34) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, Noa Variation, 15 moves, 1/2-1/2

Gelfand vs Dreev, 1997 
(D45) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 92 moves, 1/2-1/2

Dreev vs Gelfand, 1997 
(D12) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 61 moves, 0-1

+0 -1 =1 vs. Anand (FIDE KO, Groningen, Semifinal)
Gelfand vs Anand, 1997
(D45) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 15 moves, 1/2-1/2

Anand vs Gelfand, 1997 
(B50) Sicilian, 37 moves, 1-0

+2 -0 =0 vs. Malaniuk (President's Cup, Elista, Rd.1)
V Malaniuk vs Gelfand, 1998
(A03) Bird's Opening, 57 moves, 0-1

Gelfand vs V Malaniuk, 1998
(A81) Dutch, 33 moves, 1-0

+0 -0 =2 [+0 -2 =0] vs Tiviakov (President's Cup, Elista, Rd.2)
Tiviakov vs Gelfand, 1998
(B66) Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack, 7...a6, 20 moves, 1/2-1/2

Gelfand vs Tiviakov, 1998
(E32) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, 23 moves, 1/2-1/2

Tiviakov vs Gelfand, 1998
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 35 moves, 1-0

Gelfand vs Tiviakov, 1998
(E12) Queen's Indian, 52 moves, 0-1

+1 -0 =1 vs. Speelman (FIDE KO, Groningen, Rd.2)
Gelfand vs Speelman, 1999 
(E34) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, Noa Variation, 53 moves, 1-0

Speelman vs Gelfand, 1999
(A49) King's Indian, Fianchetto without c4, 42 moves, 1/2-1/2

+0 -0 =2 [+2 -0 =2] vs. Lautier (FIDE KO, Groningen, Rd.3)
Lautier vs Gelfand, 1999
(B87) Sicilian, Fischer-Sozin with ...a6 and ...b5, 77 moves, 1/2-1/2

Gelfand vs Lautier, 1999
(D45) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 18 moves, 1/2-1/2

Lautier vs Gelfand, 1999
(E15) Queen's Indian, 66 moves, 1/2-1/2

Gelfand vs Lautier, 1999
(D45) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 44 moves, 1/2-1/2

Gelfand vs Lautier, 1999
(D45) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 65 moves, 1-0

Lautier vs Gelfand, 1999 
(C43) Petrov, Modern Attack, 25 moves, 0-1

+0 -0 =2 [+0 -1 =1] vs. Khalifman (FIDE KO, Groningen, Rd.4)
Khalifman vs Gelfand, 1999
(B92) Sicilian, Najdorf, Opocensky Variation, 21 moves, 1/2-1/2

Gelfand vs Khalifman, 1999
(D19) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, Dutch, 24 moves, 1/2-1/2

Khalifman vs Gelfand, 1999
(B92) Sicilian, Najdorf, Opocensky Variation, 39 moves, 1-0

Gelfand vs Khalifman, 1999
(A14) English, 46 moves, 1/2-1/2

+1 -1 =0 [+1 -0 =1] vs. Jiangchuan
Gelfand vs J Ye, 2000 
(E97) King's Indian, 61 moves, 1-0

J Ye vs Gelfand, 2000 
(B91) Sicilian, Najdorf, Zagreb (Fianchetto) Variation, 40 moves, 1-0

J Ye vs Gelfand, 2000
(B22) Sicilian, Alapin, 28 moves, 0-1

Gelfand vs J Ye, 2000
(E97) King's Indian, 55 moves, 1/2-1/2

+0 -0 =2 [+0 -1 =3] vs. Anand (World Cup, Shenyang, semi)
Anand vs Gelfand, 2000
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 21 moves, 1/2-1/2

Gelfand vs Anand, 2000
(E15) Queen's Indian, 21 moves, 1/2-1/2

Gelfand vs Anand, 2000 
(E06) Catalan, Closed, 5.Nf3, 38 moves, 1/2-1/2

Gelfand vs Anand, 2000
(E41) Nimzo-Indian, 44 moves, 1/2-1/2

Anand vs Gelfand, 2000 
(E15) Queen's Indian, 41 moves, 1-0

+2 -0 =0 vs Dizdarevic (FIDE KO, New Delhi, Rd.2)
Gelfand vs E Dizdarevic, 2000
(A53) Old Indian, 28 moves, 1-0

E Dizdarevic vs Gelfand, 2000
(A05) Reti Opening, 35 moves, 0-1

+1 -0 =1 vs. Piket (FIDE KO, New Delhi, Rd.3)
Gelfand vs Piket, 2000 
(D38) Queen's Gambit Declined, Ragozin Variation, 32 moves, 1-0

Piket vs Gelfand, 2000
(E15) Queen's Indian, 44 moves, 1/2-1/2

+0 -0 =2 [+0 -1 =1] vs. Shirov (FIDE KO, New Delhi, Rd.4)
Shirov vs Gelfand, 2000
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 21 moves, 1/2-1/2

Gelfand vs Shirov, 2000
(D27) Queen's Gambit Accepted, Classical, 21 moves, 1/2-1/2

Shirov vs Gelfand, 2000 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 26 moves, 1-0

Gelfand vs Shirov, 2000
(D27) Queen's Gambit Accepted, Classical, 72 moves, 1/2-1/2

+1 -0 =1 vs. Cabrera (FIDE KO, Moscow, Rd.1)
Gelfand vs A Cabrera, 2001
(E91) King's Indian, 61 moves, 1/2-1/2

A Cabrera vs Gelfand, 2001
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 66 moves, 0-1

+1 -0 =1 vs. Dominguez (FIDE KO, Moscow, Rd.2)
L Dominguez vs Gelfand, 2001 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 64 moves, 1/2-1/2

Gelfand vs L Dominguez, 2001
(E92) King's Indian, 39 moves, 1-0

+2 -0 =0 vs. Delchev (FIDE KO, Moscow, Rd.3)
Gelfand vs Delchev, 2001
(D40) Queen's Gambit Declined, Semi-Tarrasch, 32 moves, 1-0

Delchev vs Gelfand, 2001
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 24 moves, 0-1

+0 -0 =2 [+2 -0 =0] vs. Azmaiparashvili (FIDE KO, Moscow, Rd.4)
Azmaiparashvili vs Gelfand, 2001
(E06) Catalan, Closed, 5.Nf3, 78 moves, 1/2-1/2

Gelfand vs Azmaiparashvili, 2001
(D15) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 36 moves, 1/2-1/2

Azmaiparashvili vs Gelfand, 2001
(D12) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 68 moves, 0-1

Gelfand vs Azmaiparashvili, 2001 
(B07) Pirc, 41 moves, 0-1

+0 -0 =2 [+0 -1 =3] vs. Svidler (FIDE KO, Moscow, Quarterfinal)
Gelfand vs Svidler, 2001
(E06) Catalan, Closed, 5.Nf3, 23 moves, 1/2-1/2

Svidler vs Gelfand, 2001
(C10) French, 20 moves, 1/2-1/2

Gelfand vs Svidler, 2001 
(E06) Catalan, Closed, 5.Nf3, 129 moves, 1/2-1/2

Svidler vs Gelfand, 2001
(C02) French, Advance, 38 moves, 1/2-1/2

Svidler vs Gelfand, 2001
(C02) French, Advance, 49 moves, 1-0

Gelfand vs Svidler, 2001 
(E06) Catalan, Closed, 5.Nf3, 92 moves, 1/2-1/2

+0 -1 =5 vs. Bacrot (Exhibition Match, Albert, 2002)
Gelfand vs Bacrot, 2002
(A29) English, Four Knights, Kingside Fianchetto, 45 moves, 1/2-1/2

Bacrot vs Gelfand, 2002
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 42 moves, 1/2-1/2

Gelfand vs Bacrot, 2002
(D15) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 29 moves, 1/2-1/2

Bacrot vs Gelfand, 2002
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 28 moves, 1/2-1/2

Gelfand vs Bacrot, 2002 
(D15) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 43 moves, 1/2-1/2

Bacrot vs Gelfand, 2002 
(B32) Sicilian, 46 moves, 1-0

+2 -0 =0 vs. Kobese (World Cup, Rd.1)
Gelfand vs W Kobese, 2005 
(D45) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 33 moves, 1-0

W Kobese vs Gelfand, 2005 
(B87) Sicilian, Fischer-Sozin with ...a6 and ...b5, 25 moves, 0-1

+0 -0 =2 [+1 -0 =1] vs. Felgaer (World Cup, Rd.2)
R Felgaer vs Gelfand, 2005 
(B91) Sicilian, Najdorf, Zagreb (Fianchetto) Variation, 43 moves, 1/2-1/2

Gelfand vs R Felgaer, 2005 
(D17) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 33 moves, 1/2-1/2

Gelfand vs R Felgaer, 2005
(D17) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 44 moves, 1-0

R Felgaer vs Gelfand, 2005
(B92) Sicilian, Najdorf, Opocensky Variation, 34 moves, 1/2-1/2

+0 -0 =2 [+3 -1 =0] vs. Pantsulaia (World Cup, Rd.3)
Gelfand vs L Pantsulaia, 2005
(A32) English, Symmetrical Variation, 17 moves, 1/2-1/2

L Pantsulaia vs Gelfand, 2005
(A17) English, 18 moves, 1/2-1/2

L Pantsulaia vs Gelfand, 2005
(A15) English, 38 moves, 1-0

L Pantsulaia vs Gelfand, 2005
(A09) Reti Opening, 39 moves, 0-1

Gelfand vs L Pantsulaia, 2005
(A04) Reti Opening, 47 moves, 1-0

Gelfand vs L Pantsulaia, 2005
(A32) English, Symmetrical Variation, 50 moves, 1-0

+0 -0 =2 [+2 -1 =1] vs. Dreev (World Cup, Rd.4)
Dreev vs Gelfand, 2005 
(D11) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 58 moves, 1/2-1/2

Gelfand vs Dreev, 2005
(D45) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 16 moves, 1/2-1/2

Dreev vs Gelfand, 2005
(D12) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 37 moves, 0-1

Gelfand vs Dreev, 2005
(A31) English, Symmetrical, Benoni Formation, 27 moves, 0-1

Dreev vs Gelfand, 2005
(D45) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 60 moves, 1/2-1/2

Gelfand vs Dreev, 2005 
(D45) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 68 moves, 1-0

+1 -1 =0 [+0 -2 =2] vs. Grischuk (World Cup, quarterfinal)
Gelfand vs Grischuk, 2005 
(E15) Queen's Indian, 37 moves, 1-0

Grischuk vs Gelfand, 2005 
(E12) Queen's Indian, 62 moves, 1-0

Gelfand vs Grischuk, 2005
(E12) Queen's Indian, 56 moves, 1/2-1/2

Grischuk vs Gelfand, 2005 
(E15) Queen's Indian, 13 moves, 1/2-1/2

Grischuk vs Gelfand, 2005 
(E15) Queen's Indian, 50 moves, 1-0

Gelfand vs Grischuk, 2005 
(E12) Queen's Indian, 45 moves, 0-1

+2 -0 =0 vs. Gurevich (World Cup, 5-8th place)
M Gurevich vs Gelfand, 2005 
(D31) Queen's Gambit Declined, 36 moves, 0-1

Gelfand vs M Gurevich, 2005 
(A55) Old Indian, Main line, 64 moves, 1-0

+0 -0 =2 [+0 -1 =1] vs. Bareev (World Cup, 5-6th place)
Gelfand vs Bareev, 2005
(B14) Caro-Kann, Panov-Botvinnik Attack, 16 moves, 1/2-1/2

Bareev vs Gelfand, 2005
(D11) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 15 moves, 1/2-1/2

Gelfand vs Bareev, 2005 
(D15) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 34 moves, 0-1

Bareev vs Gelfand, 2005 
(A67) Benoni, Taimanov Variation, 61 moves, 1/2-1/2

+1 -1 =2 vs. Navara (Exhibition Match, Praga, 2006)
Navara vs Gelfand, 2006
(E17) Queen's Indian, 57 moves, 0-1

Gelfand vs Navara, 2006
(E00) Queen's Pawn Game, 84 moves, 0-1

+0 -0 =6 [+2 -0 =1] vs. Kasim (FIDE Candidates, Elista)
Gelfand vs Kasimdzhanov, 2007 
(D43) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 47 moves, 1/2-1/2

Kasimdzhanov vs Gelfand, 2007 
(E15) Queen's Indian, 23 moves, 1/2-1/2

Gelfand vs Kasimdzhanov, 2007 
(D44) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 38 moves, 1/2-1/2

Kasimdzhanov vs Gelfand, 2007 
(D39) Queen's Gambit Declined, Ragozin, Vienna Variation, 48 moves, 1/2-1/2

Gelfand vs Kasimdzhanov, 2007 
(D48) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, Meran, 45 moves, 1/2-1/2

Kasimdzhanov vs Gelfand, 2007 
(E15) Queen's Indian, 17 moves, 1/2-1/2

Kasimdzhanov vs Gelfand, 2007 
(E15) Queen's Indian, 39 moves, 0-1

Gelfand vs Kasimdzhanov, 2007 
(D45) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 94 moves, 1/2-1/2

Kasimdzhanov vs Gelfand, 2007 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 52 moves, 0-1

+2 -0 =3 vs. Kamsky ( FIDE Candidates, Elista)
Kamsky vs Gelfand, 2007 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 23 moves, 1/2-1/2

Gelfand vs Kamsky, 2007 
(D15) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 51 moves, 1/2-1/2

Kamsky vs Gelfand, 2007 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 58 moves, 0-1

Gelfand vs Kamsky, 2007 
(D15) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 54 moves, 1/2-1/2

Kamsky vs Gelfand, 2007 
(B52) Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack, 53 moves, 0-1

+1 -0 =1 vs. Obodchuk (World Cup, K-M, Rd.1)
Gelfand vs A Obodchuk, 2009
(A16) English, 40 moves, 1-0

A Obodchuk vs Gelfand, 2009 
(C43) Petrov, Modern Attack, 12 moves, 1/2-1/2

+1 -0 =1 vs. Amonatov (World Cup, K-M, Rd.2)
F Amonatov vs Gelfand, 2009 
(C43) Petrov, Modern Attack, 12 moves, 1/2-1/2

Gelfand vs F Amonatov, 2009 
(E94) King's Indian, Orthodox, 41 moves, 1-0

+1 -1 =0 [+2 -0 =1] vs. Polgar (World Cup, K-M, Rd.3)
Gelfand vs Judit Polgar, 2009 
(E15) Queen's Indian, 62 moves, 1-0

Judit Polgar vs Gelfand, 2009 
(C24) Bishop's Opening, 32 moves, 1-0

Judit Polgar vs Gelfand, 2009 
(C43) Petrov, Modern Attack, 46 moves, 0-1

Gelfand vs Judit Polgar, 2009 
(A15) English, 20 moves, 1/2-1/2

Judit Polgar vs Gelfand, 2009 
(C43) Petrov, Modern Attack, 62 moves, 0-1

+0 -0 =2 [+1 -0 =5] vs. Vachier-Lagrave (World Cup, K-M, Rd.4)
M Vachier-Lagrave vs Gelfand, 2009 
(C43) Petrov, Modern Attack, 31 moves, 1/2-1/2

Gelfand vs M Vachier-Lagrave, 2009
(A29) English, Four Knights, Kingside Fianchetto, 25 moves, 1/2-1/2

Gelfand vs M Vachier-Lagrave, 2009
(A29) English, Four Knights, Kingside Fianchetto, 51 moves, 1/2-1/2

M Vachier-Lagrave vs Gelfand, 2009
(C43) Petrov, Modern Attack, 17 moves, 1/2-1/2

Gelfand vs M Vachier-Lagrave, 2009
(A29) English, Four Knights, Kingside Fianchetto, 37 moves, 1/2-1/2

M Vachier-Lagrave vs Gelfand, 2009
(C43) Petrov, Modern Attack, 22 moves, 1/2-1/2

M Vachier-Lagrave vs Gelfand, 2009 
(C24) Bishop's Opening, 68 moves, 1/2-1/2

Gelfand vs M Vachier-Lagrave, 2009 
(A28) English, 32 moves, 1-0

+0 -0 =2 [+2 -0 =1] vs Jakovenko (World Cup, K-M, Quarterfinal)
Gelfand vs Jakovenko, 2009 
(D37) Queen's Gambit Declined, 18 moves, 1/2-1/2

Jakovenko vs Gelfand, 2009 
(D30) Queen's Gambit Declined, 15 moves, 1/2-1/2

Jakovenko vs Gelfand, 2009
(C42) Petrov Defense, 27 moves, 1/2-1/2

Gelfand vs Jakovenko, 2009 
(D38) Queen's Gambit Declined, Ragozin Variation, 30 moves, 1-0

Jakovenko vs Gelfand, 2009 
(D45) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 44 moves, 0-1

+2 -0 =0 vs. Karjakin (World Cup, K-M, Semifinal)
Karjakin vs Gelfand, 2009 
(C55) Two Knights Defense, 33 moves, 0-1

Gelfand vs Karjakin, 2009 
(D45) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 34 moves, 1-0

+0 -0 =4 [+4 -2 =2] vs. Ponomariov (World Cup, K-M, Final)
Ponomariov vs Gelfand, 2009 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 37 moves, 1/2-1/2

Gelfand vs Ponomariov, 2009 
(E10) Queen's Pawn Game, 20 moves, 1/2-1/2

Ponomariov vs Gelfand, 2009 
(D11) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 37 moves, 1/2-1/2

Ponomariov vs Gelfand, 2009
(A06) Reti Opening, 51 moves, 1/2-1/2

Gelfand vs Ponomariov, 2009 
(E04) Catalan, Open, 5.Nf3, 52 moves, 1-0

Ponomariov vs Gelfand, 2009 
(D11) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 63 moves, 1/2-1/2

Gelfand vs Ponomariov, 2009 
(A04) Reti Opening, 41 moves, 0-1

Gelfand vs Ponomariov, 2009 
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 21 moves, 1-0

Ponomariov vs Gelfand, 2009
(D11) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 34 moves, 1-0

Gelfand vs Ponomariov, 2009
(D20) Queen's Gambit Accepted, 58 moves, 1-0

Ponomariov vs Gelfand, 2009 
(D11) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 44 moves, 0-1

+1 -0 =3 vs Mamedyarov (FIDE Candidates Quarterfinals)
Mamedyarov vs Gelfand, 2011 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 39 moves, 1/2-1/2

Gelfand vs Mamedyarov, 2011 
(D45) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 40 moves, 1/2-1/2

Mamedyarov vs Gelfand, 2011 
(B87) Sicilian, Fischer-Sozin with ...a6 and ...b5, 39 moves, 0-1

Gelfand vs Mamedyarov, 2011 
(A43) Old Benoni, 24 moves, 1/2-1/2

+0 -0 =4 [+3 -1 =2] vs Kamsky (FIDE Candidates Semifinals)
Kamsky vs Gelfand, 2011 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 36 moves, 1/2-1/2

Gelfand vs Kamsky, 2011 
(D80) Grunfeld, 66 moves, 1/2-1/2

Kamsky vs Gelfand, 2011 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 54 moves, 1/2-1/2

Gelfand vs Kamsky, 2011 
(D80) Grunfeld, 23 moves, 1/2-1/2

Gelfand vs Kamsky, 2011 
(A15) English, 42 moves, 1/2-1/2

Kamsky vs Gelfand, 2011 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 32 moves, 1/2-1/2

Gelfand vs Kamsky, 2011 
(A15) English, 34 moves, 0-1

Kamsky vs Gelfand, 2011 
(B32) Sicilian, 50 moves, 0-1

Kamsky vs Gelfand, 2011 
(A45) Queen's Pawn Game, 50 moves, 0-1

Gelfand vs Kamsky, 2011 
(A04) Reti Opening, 56 moves, 1-0

+1 -0 =5 vs. Grischuk (FIDE Candidates - final)
Grischuk vs Gelfand, 2011 
(D37) Queen's Gambit Declined, 49 moves, 1/2-1/2

Gelfand vs Grischuk, 2011 
(A37) English, Symmetrical, 58 moves, 1/2-1/2

Grischuk vs Gelfand, 2011 
(D37) Queen's Gambit Declined, 14 moves, 1/2-1/2

Gelfand vs Grischuk, 2011 
(A37) English, Symmetrical, 18 moves, 1/2-1/2

Grischuk vs Gelfand, 2011 
(D37) Queen's Gambit Declined, 39 moves, 1/2-1/2

Gelfand vs Grischuk, 2011 
(D76) Neo-Grunfeld, 6.cd Nxd5, 7.O-O Nb6, 35 moves, 1-0

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