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Catalan, Closed, 5.Nf3 (E06)
1 d4 Nf6 2 c4 e6 3 g3 d5 4 Bg2 Be7 5 Nf3

Number of games in database: 2288
Years covered: 1894 to 2014
Overall record:
   White wins 37.5%
   Black wins 16.4%
   Draws 46.1%

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PRACTITIONERS
With the White Pieces With the Black Pieces
Gennady Sosonko  35 games
Boris Gelfand  28 games
Aleksander Wojtkiewicz  24 games
Anatoly Karpov  47 games
Sergey Karjakin  29 games
Efim Geller  26 games
NOTABLE GAMES [what is this?]
White Wins Black Wins
Kramnik vs Anand, 2007
S Kuemin vs R Staechelin, 2005
Ribli vs Karpov, 1980
Sosonko vs Karpov, 1979
G Kuzmin vs Anand, 1987
G Meier vs Kramnik, 2013
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 page 1 of 92; games 1-25 of 2,288  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves Year Event/LocaleOpening
1. Blackburne vs J W Baird 1-037 1894 9th DSB Kongress, LeipzigE06 Catalan, Closed, 5.Nf3
2. Kevitz vs Marshall 1-069 1931 Masters TournamentE06 Catalan, Closed, 5.Nf3
3. Dake vs Fine 1-043 1933 New York, USAE06 Catalan, Closed, 5.Nf3
4. Ragozin vs Rauzer  ½-½46 1934 USSR Championship 1934/35E06 Catalan, Closed, 5.Nf3
5. Keres vs Book 1-027 1937 KemeriE06 Catalan, Closed, 5.Nf3
6. Keres vs G H Gudmundsson 1-025 1937 Stockholm olE06 Catalan, Closed, 5.Nf3
7. V Mikenas vs Tylor  1-026 1937 Hastings 1937/38E06 Catalan, Closed, 5.Nf3
8. Pirc vs Najdorf  ½-½30 1938 LodzE06 Catalan, Closed, 5.Nf3
9. Bogoljubov vs Pirc 0-148 1938 NoordwijkE06 Catalan, Closed, 5.Nf3
10. Fine vs Kashdan  1-042 1938 US ChampE06 Catalan, Closed, 5.Nf3
11. H Kranki vs H Nowarra  0-133 1938 GER-ch 05thE06 Catalan, Closed, 5.Nf3
12. Fine vs I A Horowitz  1-040 1938 USA ChE06 Catalan, Closed, 5.Nf3
13. Reshevsky vs Kupchik  1-081 1940 USA-chE06 Catalan, Closed, 5.Nf3
14. K Richter vs Bogoljubov 1-028 1941 MunichE06 Catalan, Closed, 5.Nf3
15. P F Schmidt vs K Junge  1-041 1941 GER-ch playoffE06 Catalan, Closed, 5.Nf3
16. M Castillo vs E Eliskases  ½-½53 1941 Aguas de Sao PedroE06 Catalan, Closed, 5.Nf3
17. Sajtar vs J Dobias  1-046 1942 ChocenE06 Catalan, Closed, 5.Nf3
18. Sajtar vs M Katetov  0-146 1942 ChocenE06 Catalan, Closed, 5.Nf3
19. M Katetov vs C Kottnauer 1-018 1942 ChocenE06 Catalan, Closed, 5.Nf3
20. H Rossetto vs Guimard  ½-½41 1942 ARG-ch mE06 Catalan, Closed, 5.Nf3
21. F Zita vs Pachman  ½-½41 1943 UJCS-17.KongressE06 Catalan, Closed, 5.Nf3
22. E Reed Valenzuela vs Guimard  0-161 1944 Mar del PlataE06 Catalan, Closed, 5.Nf3
23. R Flores-Alvarez vs R Garcia Vera  ½-½22 1944 Mar del PlataE06 Catalan, Closed, 5.Nf3
24. Alekhine vs A Pomar-Salamanca 1-040 1945 Gijon (08)E06 Catalan, Closed, 5.Nf3
25. B Tot vs D Poljakov  ½-½25 1945 YUG-chE06 Catalan, Closed, 5.Nf3
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Kibitzer's Corner
Mar-25-07  WTHarvey: Here are some combinations from E06 miniatures: http://www.wtharvey.com/e06.html
Dec-11-07  Rodrigo Porto: very good
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