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RPaterno1's favorite games- Misc. Openings
Compiled by RPaterno1
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Scotch (B wins); Nimzo-Ind (W wins); Span-Open (drawn);Pirc (W wins); KIA vs. Fr (W wins); QID (B wins);C-Kann (W wins); QGD Slav (W wins); Catalan Closed (B equalizes); Fr Steinitz Bolesl (draw);Gruenf Rus (B wins); Gruenf Exchg (draw); S Najdorf (W wins); Gruenf (W wins); S Najdorf (B draws); Fr (W wins);Slav (B draws); Gruenf (W wins); Span-Berlin (drawn); Rus (endgame); Rus Game- (i) defeats Gelfand's fav; (ii) defeats Kramnik's fav; anti-Nimzo Indian (W/B wins), Catalan-W pawn sac, QGD Slav Def.

2010 Aeroflot Rd6: Scotch Game
R Mamedov vs Naiditsch, 2010 
(C45) Scotch Game, 27 moves, 0-1

2010 Linares SuperGMs2: Ruy Lopez, Open Var. (drawn)
F Vallejo Pons vs Aronian, 2010 
(C67) Ruy Lopez, 41 moves, 1/2-1/2

1963 US Championship: Pirc Def. Austrian Attack
Fischer vs Benko, 1963 
(B09) Pirc, Austrian Attack, 21 moves, 1-0

1967 Sousse: Fischer's KIA vs. French Def.
Fischer vs Myagmarsuren, 1967 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 31 moves, 1-0

1968 Alekhine's Queen's Indian Def. , Capablanca Var.
Rubinstein vs Alekhine, 1926 
(E16) Queen's Indian, 29 moves, 0-1

04 Wijk aan Zee Grp C: Caro-Kann Def. Classical (sac,sac,sac!)
Carlsen vs S Ernst, 2004 
(B18) Caro-Kann, Classical, 29 moves, 1-0

05 Foxwood: Caro-Kann Def. Classical (sac, sac, sac,sac,sac!!!)
L Milman vs J Fang, 2005 
(B18) Caro-Kann, Classical, 31 moves, 1-0

2010 Aeroflot7: QGD Slav
Zhou Jianchao vs Kamsky, 2010 
(D15) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 58 moves, 1-0

2010 Aeroflot7: QGD Slav
Bareev vs M Kobalia, 2010 
(D12) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 27 moves, 1-0

2010 Aeroflot7: QGD Slav
E Najer vs S Volkov, 2010
(D15) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 49 moves, 1-0

2010 Aeroflot7: Caro-Kann Def. Exchange Var.
Naiditsch vs Le Quang Liem, 2010
(B13) Caro-Kann, Exchange, 46 moves, 1/2-1/2

2010 Aeroflot7: QGD Semi-Slav (B wins) (4Qs)
G Vescovi vs B Savchenko, 2010 
(D44) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 49 moves, 0-1

2010 Linares SuperGMsRd4: Catalan Closed Classical
Gelfand vs Topalov, 2010 
(E06) Catalan, Closed, 5.Nf3, 40 moves, 1/2-1/2

2010 Aeroflot8: French Def. Boleslavsky Var.
I Nepomniachtchi vs B Grachev, 2010
(C11) French, 43 moves, 1/2-1/2

2010 Aeroflot8: Gruenfeld Def. Russian Var.
Potkin vs Kamsky, 2010 
(D96) Grunfeld, Russian Variation, 24 moves, 0-1

2010 Aeroflot8: Ruy Lopez Morphy Def. Breyer (draw)
M Vachier-Lagrave vs Sasikiran, 2010
(C95) Ruy Lopez, Closed, Breyer, 41 moves, 1/2-1/2

2010 Aeroflot8: Gruenfeld Def. Exchange Modern Var. (drawn)
Bacrot vs A Timofeev, 2010
(D85) Grunfeld, 32 moves, 1/2-1/2

10Aero8: Sicilian Najdorf (W wins) (K-side attack)
Motylev vs F Amonatov, 2010
(B94) Sicilian, Najdorf, 37 moves, 1-0

10Aerot9: Gruenfeld (R vs. B endgame)
McShane vs A Danin, 2010 
(D85) Grunfeld, 72 moves, 1-0

10Linares SuperG5: Indian Anti-Nimzo-- v. logical
F Vallejo Pons vs V Gashimov, 2010 
(A70) Benoni, Classical with 7.Nf3, 35 moves, 0-1

10Aero6: Slav Czech Var. -IQP (+ see G vs G below)
Bacrot vs Bareev, 2010 
(D17) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 20 moves, 1-0

10Linares SuperG2: Nimzo-Indian. - IQP- v. logical
Grischuk vs Gelfand, 2010 
(E55) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Gligoric System, Bronstein Variation, 35 moves, 1-0

10 Aero1: Sicilian Najdorf- study as B
Z Andriasian vs M Vachier-Lagrave, 2010
(B96) Sicilian, Najdorf, 21 moves, 1/2-1/2

10Aero1: French- study as W (logical) p push/R+p endgame
T Kosintseva vs S Volkov, 2010 
(C11) French, 57 moves, 1-0

10Aero1: Anti-Nimzo-Indian Fischer Var. 15...Bxd5? (logical)
B Grachev vs I Salgado Lopez, 2010
(E44) Nimzo-Indian, Fischer Variation, 5.Ne2, 24 moves, 1-0

10Aero1: Slav Exchg. Var. (study as B)- drawn
I E Morovic-Fernandez vs Bareev, 2010
(D13) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, Exchange Variation, 20 moves, 1/2-1/2

10Aero1:GruenfeldExch-Classical (16...f6?17f5,Bd7?) (logical)
E Najer vs E Safarli, 2010
(D86) Grunfeld, Exchange, 38 moves, 1-0

10Aero1: Gruenfeld Exchg (B earns fighting draw-exchg.down)
H Melkumyan vs Sasikiran, 2010
(D85) Grunfeld, 38 moves, 1/2-1/2

2010 Linares SuperGMs7- Spanish Game- Breyer Def.
V Gashimov vs Topalov, 2010 
(C65) Ruy Lopez, Berlin Defense, 42 moves, 1/2-1/2

2010LinaresR10:NimzAttck-T defeats fav Petr (16...Ne5!?) +endg
Topalov vs Gelfand, 2010 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 62 moves, 1-0

05Dortmund,Germany-N defeats K's fav Petr-(N's dynamic draw)
Naiditsch vs Kramnik, 2005 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 58 moves, 1/2-1/2

08Dortmund,Germany;Rus: N defeats Kramnik's fav Petr 19.Qd2
Naiditsch vs Kramnik, 2008 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 42 moves, 1-0

2010 Aeroflot: Anti-Nimzo Indian (13...Qb8?- thread?, cf #34)
E Iturrizaga vs V Papin, 2010 
(E10) Queen's Pawn Game, 33 moves, 1-0

cf #33 09 Subic-AsianChamp. Anti-Nimzo Indian (13...dxc4)
H Mas vs Deepan Chakkravarthy J, 2009
(E10) Queen's Pawn Game, 28 moves, 0-1

2010 Aeroflot: Gruenfeld (10...cxd4 instead heads to endgame)
A Pashikian vs M Vachier-Lagrave, 2010 
(D85) Grunfeld, 45 moves, 1-0

2009 Blitz- QGA Vienna Var. (23...Nb3!...mate)
Anand vs Kosteniuk, 2009 
(D39) Queen's Gambit Declined, Ragozin, Vienna Variation, 41 moves, 0-1

2009 Blitz Sicilian Paulsen (63.g4!)
Kosteniuk vs Judit Polgar, 2009 
(B46) Sicilian, Taimanov Variation, 78 moves, 1-0

2006 Sicilian Closed: Grand Prix Attack (2...g6)
Joel Benjamin vs B G Smith, 2006 
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 31 moves, 1-0

2010 WCC Rd 1- Catalan - Anand sacs pawn & wins (1-0)
Anand vs Topalov, 2010 
(E04) Catalan, Open, 5.Nf3, 43 moves, 1-0

2010 WCC Rd2- Gruenfeld- Topalov wins (1-1)
Topalov vs Anand, 2010 
(D86) Grunfeld, Exchange, 30 moves, 1-0

2010 WCC Rd 3- QGD Slav Def. (1 1/2-1 1/2)
Topalov vs Anand, 2010 
(D17) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 46 moves, 1/2-1/2

2010 WCC Rd 4- Catalan- Anand wins (2 1/2- 1 1/2)
Anand vs Topalov, 2010 
(E04) Catalan, Open, 5.Nf3, 32 moves, 1-0

2010 WCC Rd 5- QGD Slav Def. (3-2)
Topalov vs Anand, 2010 
(D17) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 44 moves, 1/2-1/2

2010 WCC Rd 6- Catalan (3 1/2- 2 1/2)
Anand vs Topalov, 2010 
(E04) Catalan, Open, 5.Nf3, 58 moves, 1/2-1/2

2010 WCC Rd 7- Anti-Nimzo Indian (4-3)
Anand vs Topalov, 2010 
(E10) Queen's Pawn Game, 58 moves, 1/2-1/2

2010 WCC Rd 8- QGD Slav Def. -Topalov wins (18.a5(n)) (4-4)
Topalov vs Anand, 2010 
(D17) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 56 moves, 1-0

2010 WCC Rd 9- Nimzo-Indian Def. 4.e3 Gligoric- fighting draw!
Anand vs Topalov, 2010 
(E53) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, 83 moves, 1/2-1/2

2010 WCC Rd 10- Gruenfeld Def.
Topalov vs Anand, 2010 
(D86) Grunfeld, Exchange, 60 moves, 1/2-1/2

WCC title game -Rd12 QGD Lasker defence
Topalov vs Anand, 2010 
(D56) Queen's Gambit Declined, 56 moves, 0-1

Caro Kann- Panov Attack: B sac & Q sac
Kaidanov vs Anand, 1987 
(B13) Caro-Kann, Exchange, 25 moves, 1-0

09NCC Gruenfeld Def. 4.Bg5
I Krush vs Kudrin, 2009
(D80) Grunfeld, 73 moves, 1-0

2010 USCC Rd6 Gruenfeld Def. 4.e3 vs. K's fav Gruenfeld
Lenderman vs Kudrin, 2010
(D80) Grunfeld, 33 moves, 1-0

2010 USCC Rd 7: Gruenfeld-Exchange Var. (RN d. RB endgame)
I Krush vs Lenderman, 2010 
(D85) Grunfeld, 71 moves, 1-0

2008 W's Olympiad- Nimzo-Indian Def.
I Krush vs Kosteniuk, 2008 
(E55) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Gligoric System, Bronstein Variation, 45 moves, 1-0

2007 US W's Championship: Nimzo-Indian Def. Classical
I Krush vs E Vicary, 2007 
(E33) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, 35 moves, 1-0

2010 USCC Rd 1: QGD (exchg sac)
I Krush vs Kaidanov, 2010 
(D31) Queen's Gambit Declined, 41 moves, 1-0

2070 US National Open: Semi-Slav Botvinnik
I Krush vs Shabalov, 2007 
(D44) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 25 moves, 1-0

2003 US CChamp: Semi-Slav def.
I Krush vs A Levina, 2003 
(D31) Queen's Gambit Declined, 27 moves, 1-0

2007 Gibraltar- Nimzo-Indian Def.
I Krush vs Akopian, 2007 
(E45) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Bronstein (Byrne) Variation, 53 moves, 1-0

1994: Sicilian Def. Najdorf
Kaidanov vs Wojtkiewicz, 1994 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 26 moves, 1-0

2004: Sicilian Def. Najdorf
The World vs Kosteniuk, 2004 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 33 moves, 0-1

2008 World's W Champ.: Nimzo-Indian Classical
A Ushenina vs Kosteniuk, 2008 
(E34) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, Noa Variation, 26 moves, 0-1

2003 Hastings: Sicilian Def. Lasker-Pelikan
Kosteniuk vs McShane, 2003 
(B33) Sicilian, 38 moves, 1-0

1993 French Defense Exchange Var.: Ashley/Waitzin's home prep
Ashley vs Shabalov, 1993 
(C01) French, Exchange, 22 moves, 1-0

2010 USCC Rd9: French Def. Winawer Var.- N's "miscalculation"
Nakamura vs Y Shulman, 2010 
(C18) French, Winawer, 26 moves, 0-1

2009 Battle of GMs: Slav Def.
E Torre vs W So, 2009 
(D15) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 36 moves, 0-1

2007 Tal Memorial: Semi-Slav Def.
Mamedyarov vs Ivanchuk, 2007 
(D43) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 39 moves, 1-0

2008 Amber Rapid: Budapest Def. (1d4)
Kramnik vs Mamedyarov, 2008 
(A52) Budapest Gambit, 39 moves, 0-1

2010 Dortmund R7: English Opening
Mamedyarov vs Leko, 2010 
(A15) English, 39 moves, 1-0

2010 World Team Ch.: Gruenfeld Def. (SuperGMs)
Mamedyarov vs Morozevich, 2010 
(D85) Grunfeld, 35 moves, 1-0

2009 World Blitz: QGD Vienna Var.
Mamedyarov vs Kosteniuk, 2009
(D39) Queen's Gambit Declined, Ragozin, Vienna Variation, 27 moves, 1-0

2006 Russian Club Cup: QGA
Mamedyarov vs Kharlov, 2006 
(D27) Queen's Gambit Accepted, Classical, 26 moves, 1-0

2010 Olympiad R3 (Fr v Isr)-QGD Semi-Slav
M Vachier-Lagrave vs Gelfand, 2010 
(D44) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 37 moves, 1-0

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