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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: 2643
Years covered: 1934 to 2015
Overall record:
   White wins 36.4%
   Black wins 15.7%
   Draws 47.8%

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PRACTITIONERS
With the White Pieces With the Black Pieces
Boris Gelfand  40 games
Gennady Sosonko  35 games
V Tukmakov  29 games
Anatoly Karpov  48 games
Viswanathan Anand  32 games
Sergey Karjakin  31 games
NOTABLE GAMES [what is this?]
White Wins Black Wins
Kramnik vs Anand, 2007
Kramnik vs Carlsen, 2007
Ribli vs Karpov, 1980
G Kuzmin vs Anand, 1987
Sosonko vs Karpov, 1979
G Meier vs Kramnik, 2013
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 page 1 of 106; games 1-25 of 2,643  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves Year Event/LocaleOpening
1. Ragozin vs Rauzer  ½-½46 1934 USSR Championship 1934/35E06 Catalan, Closed, 5.Nf3
2. Alatortsev vs F Bohatirchuk ½-½75 1935 MoscowE06 Catalan, Closed, 5.Nf3
3. Keres vs E E Book 1-027 1937 KemeriE06 Catalan, Closed, 5.Nf3
4. Keres vs G H Gudmundsson 1-025 1937 Stockholm olE06 Catalan, Closed, 5.Nf3
5. V Mikenas vs Tylor  1-026 1937 Hastings 1937/38E06 Catalan, Closed, 5.Nf3
6. Pirc vs Najdorf  ½-½30 1938 LodzE06 Catalan, Closed, 5.Nf3
7. Bogoljubov vs Pirc 0-148 1938 NoordwijkE06 Catalan, Closed, 5.Nf3
8. Fine vs Kashdan  1-042 1938 US ChampE06 Catalan, Closed, 5.Nf3
9. Fine vs I A Horowitz  1-040 1938 USA ChE06 Catalan, Closed, 5.Nf3
10. V Petrov vs E Eliskases  ½-½30 1939 Buenos Aires ol-8 pr BE06 Catalan, Closed, 5.Nf3
11. Reshevsky vs Kupchik  1-081 1940 USA-chE06 Catalan, Closed, 5.Nf3
12. K Richter vs Bogoljubov 1-028 1941 MunichE06 Catalan, Closed, 5.Nf3
13. P F Schmidt vs K Junge  1-041 1941 GER-ch playoffE06 Catalan, Closed, 5.Nf3
14. M Castillo vs E Eliskases  ½-½53 1941 Aguas de Sao PedroE06 Catalan, Closed, 5.Nf3
15. Sajtar vs J Dobias  1-046 1942 ChocenE06 Catalan, Closed, 5.Nf3
16. Sajtar vs M Katetov  0-146 1942 ChocenE06 Catalan, Closed, 5.Nf3
17. H Rossetto vs Guimard  ½-½41 1942 ARG-ch mE06 Catalan, Closed, 5.Nf3
18. Sajtar vs M Dietze 1-042 1943 PragueE06 Catalan, Closed, 5.Nf3
19. F Zita vs Pachman  ½-½41 1943 UJCS-17.KongressE06 Catalan, Closed, 5.Nf3
20. E Reed Valenzuela vs Guimard  0-161 1944 Mar del PlataE06 Catalan, Closed, 5.Nf3
21. R Flores Alvarez vs R Garcia Vera  ½-½22 1944 Mar del PlataE06 Catalan, Closed, 5.Nf3
22. Alekhine vs A Pomar-Salamanca 1-040 1945 Gijon (08)E06 Catalan, Closed, 5.Nf3
23. B Tot vs D Poljakov  ½-½25 1945 YUG-chE06 Catalan, Closed, 5.Nf3
24. Petrosian vs M V Shishov ½-½51 1945 Tbilisi-chE06 Catalan, Closed, 5.Nf3
25. G Abrahams vs R Broadbent 1-051 1946 BCF-ch NottinghamE06 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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