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Similar games of Kramnik vs Topalov, 2003
Sicilian, Taimanov (B45)


1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 e6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nc6 5. Nc3 d6 6. Be3 Nf6 7. f4 a6 8. Qf3 Qc7 9. O-O-O Bd7 10. Nb3 Rc8 11. Kb1 b5 12. Bd3 Nb4 13. g4 Bc6 14. g5 Nd7 15. Qf2 g6 16. Rhf1 Bg7 17. f5 Ne5 18. Bb6 Qd7 19. Be2 Qb7 20. Na5 Qb8 21. f6 Bf8 22. a3 Nxc2 23. Kxc2 Bxe4+ 24. Kb3 Ba8 25. Ba7 Qc7 26. Qb6 Qxb6 27. Bxb6 h6 28. Nxb5 Kd7 29. Bd4 Bd5+ 30. Ka4 axb5+ 31. Bxb5+ Bc6 32. Bxe5 Bxb5+ 33. Kxb5 Rc5+ 34. Kb6 Rxe5 35. Rc1 Rxa5 36. Rc7+ Kd8 37. Rfc1 Rc5 38. R1xc5 dxc5 39. Kc6 1-0

NOVELTY: 10. Nb3
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diagram  NOTABLE GAMES: (?)
Karpov vs Kasparov, 1985 (0-1)
Tal vs Larsen, 1965 (1-0)
Fischer vs Tal, 1961 (1-0)
Morphy vs Anderssen, 1858 (1-0)
Shirov vs Judit Polgar, 1994 (0-1)

DEBUT: Staunton vs Saint Amant, 1843 (1-0)
RECENT: N Das vs S Guramishvili, 2015 (1/2-1/2)


1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 e6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nc6
[9775 games]

diagram  NOTABLE GAMES: (?)
Tal vs Larsen, 1965 (1-0)
Fischer vs Tal, 1961 (1-0)
Shirov vs Judit Polgar, 1994 (0-1)
Tal vs A Vooremaa, 1971 (1-0)
Ljubojevic vs Ulf Andersson, 1976 (1-0)

DEBUT: Bird vs G Medley, 1849 (1-0)
RECENT: N Das vs S Guramishvili, 2015 (1/2-1/2)


1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 e6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nc6 5. Nc3
[9546 games]

diagram  NOTABLE GAMES: (?)
Tal vs Larsen, 1965 (1-0)
Shirov vs Judit Polgar, 1994 (0-1)
A Ostapenko vs S Kurkin, 1970 (1-0)
Kramnik vs Topalov, 2003 (1-0)
Fischer vs Spassky, 1992 (1-0)

DEBUT: H Kennedy vs Wyvill, 1851 (0-1)
RECENT: R Pruijssers vs Van Wely, 2015 (0-1)


1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 e6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nc6 5. Nc3 d6
[1406 games]

diagram  NOTABLE GAMES: (?)
Tal vs Larsen, 1965 (1-0)
A Ostapenko vs S Kurkin, 1970 (1-0)
Kramnik vs Topalov, 2003 (1-0)
Fischer vs Spassky, 1992 (1-0)
Velimirovic vs J Sofrevski, 1965 (1-0)

DEBUT: Matulovic vs Larsen, 1961 (0-1)
RECENT: R Pruijssers vs Van Wely, 2015 (0-1)


1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 e6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nc6 5. Nc3 d6 6. Be3
[691 games]

diagram  NOTABLE GAMES: (?)
Tal vs Larsen, 1965 (1-0)
A Ostapenko vs S Kurkin, 1970 (1-0)
Kramnik vs Topalov, 2003 (1-0)
Tal vs Koblents, 1965 (1-0)
Fischer vs Spassky, 1992 (1-0)

DEBUT: J H Lohr vs Euwe, 1923 (0-1)
RECENT: R Pruijssers vs Van Wely, 2015 (0-1)


1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 e6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nc6 5. Nc3 d6 6. Be3 Nf6
[816 games]

diagram  NOTABLE GAMES: (?)
Tal vs Larsen, 1965 (1-0)
A Ostapenko vs S Kurkin, 1970 (1-0)
Kramnik vs Topalov, 2003 (1-0)
Tal vs Koblents, 1965 (1-0)
Tal vs Gulko, 1969 (1-0)

DEBUT: Perez vs R Toran Albero, 1956 (1-0)
RECENT: Yu Yangyi vs Yifan Hou, 2015 (1/2-1/2)


1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 e6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nc6 5. Nc3 d6 6. Be3 Nf6 7. f4
[334 games]

diagram  NOTABLE GAMES:
Kramnik vs Topalov, 2003 (1-0)

DEBUT: Matulovic vs Smailbegovic, 1961 (1-0)
RECENT: M Parligras vs Movsesian, 2010 (1/2-1/2)


1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 e6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nc6 5. Nc3 d6 6. Be3 Nf6 7. f4 a6
[41 games]

diagram   

1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 e6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nc6 5. Nc3 d6 6. Be3 Nf6 7. f4 a6 8. Qf3
[35 games]

diagram  NOTABLE GAMES:
Kramnik vs Topalov, 2003 (1-0)

DEBUT: Matulovic vs J Kupper, 1961 (1-0)
RECENT: Areshchenko vs V Papin, 2009 (1-0)


1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 e6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nc6 5. Nc3 d6 6. Be3 Nf6 7. f4 a6 8. Qf3 Qc7
[50 games]

diagram  NOTABLE GAMES:
Kramnik vs Topalov, 2003 (1-0)

DEBUT: I Platonov vs B Kogan, 1963 (1-0)
RECENT: Areshchenko vs V Papin, 2009 (1-0)


1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 e6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nc6 5. Nc3 d6 6. Be3 Nf6 7. f4 a6 8. Qf3 Qc7 9. O-O-O
[36 games]

diagram   

1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 e6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nc6 5. Nc3 d6 6. Be3 Nf6 7. f4 a6 8. Qf3 Qc7 9. O-O-O Bd7
 page 1 of 1; 17 games  PGN Download 
Game  ResultMoves Year Event/LocaleOpening
1. H Messing vs S Cvetkovic  1-029 1969 YUG-ch 24thB54 Sicilian
2. J Dueball vs A Filipowicz  ½-½18 1972 Skopje ol (Men)B45 Sicilian, Taimanov
3. Suetin vs L Barczay  1-021 1976 Budapest TUNB45 Sicilian, Taimanov
4. Timman vs Larsen 1-019 1980 LondonB82 Sicilian, Scheveningen
5. Balashov vs M Cebalo  0-197 1985 Taxco InterzonalB45 Sicilian, Taimanov
6. D Edelman vs Ashley  ½-½10 1989 USA, Ch Manhattan Chess Club New YorkB56 Sicilian
7. Kupreichik vs P Sauveur  1-032 1994 EupenB56 Sicilian
8. Smirin vs R Gardner  1-039 1996 CAN-ch opB93 Sicilian, Najdorf, 6.f4
9. Nakamura vs O Adu  1-037 1999 Washington Eastern opB54 Sicilian
10. Kramnik vs Topalov 1-039 2003 Amber BlindfoldB45 Sicilian, Taimanov
11. Jakovenko vs Grigoriants ½-½18 2006 Russian Championship SuperfinalB45 Sicilian, Taimanov
12. J Aabling-Thomsen vs J Wilsbeck  1-059 2006 Politiken CupB48 Sicilian, Taimanov Variation
13. V Tilicheev vs A B Bragin  0-126 2008 XII Memorial Izmailov - CB82 Sicilian, Scheveningen
14. K Nieminen vs E Aranovitch  0-130 2008 Euro Club CupB48 Sicilian, Taimanov Variation
15. I Balakirev vs I Dolgusheva  1-043 2009 Chigorin Memorial OpenB47 Sicilian, Taimanov (Bastrikov) Variation
16. Qun Ma vs R Hamdani  1-056 2012 Asian Continental Chess ChampionshipB93 Sicilian, Najdorf, 6.f4
17. N Sergeeva vs K Ambartsumova  0-132 2015 Russian Team Championship (Women)B48 Sicilian, Taimanov Variation
 page 1 of 1; 17 games  PGN Download 
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NOVELTY: 10. Nb3



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