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Kirk Sadler's Black Opening Repetoire
Compiled by ksadler
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In this collection will go games in lines that I play the Black side of (with the exception of Alekhine's Defense). This collection will be French Defense, Sicilian Defense, Nimzo-Indian Defense, Petroff, Benoni and Queen's Gambit Declined.

An example of the King's Gambit move order that I play.
Carlsen vs Aronian, 2015 
(C36) King's Gambit Accepted, Abbazia Defense, 43 moves, 1/2-1/2

My attempt to avoid the Four Knights in the Petroff/Alekhine.
Polgar vs Ivanchuk, 1994 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 25 moves, 0-1

The mainline that I am hoping for in the 3. d4 Petroff.
F Vallejo Pons vs Gelfand, 2010
(C43) Petrov, Modern Attack, 67 moves, 1/2-1/2

The mainline in the Petroff. My white openings has a surprise!
Karjakin vs Wang Yue, 2013
(C42) Petrov Defense, 53 moves, 1/2-1/2

1. c4 Nf6 2. Nc3 e5
Topalov vs Giri, 2016 
(A29) English, Four Knights, Kingside Fianchetto, 45 moves, 1/2-1/2

Move order: 1. Nf3 c5 2. c4 Nf6 3. Nc3 e6
Carlsen vs Pelletier, 2015 
(A30) English, Symmetrical, 59 moves, 0-1

My c6-d5-g6 setup against a Fianchetto
Kramnik vs Giri, 2016 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 46 moves, 1-0

My setup against the KIA Sicilian
Adams vs Timman, 2002
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 39 moves, 1/2-1/2

3. Bb5 with 5. c4 in the Sicilian
Carlsen vs Vachier-Lagrave, 2015 
(B52) Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack, 57 moves, 1-0

3. Bb5 with 5. O-O in the Sicilian
Degraeve vs Areshchenko, 2007
(B52) Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack, 28 moves, 1-0

6. Be2 e6 Sicilian
Radjabov vs Smirin, 2015
(B84) Sicilian, Scheveningen, 25 moves, 1-0

6. Bc4 e6 Sicilian
Nepomniachtchi vs P K Wells, 2009
(B89) Sicilian, 34 moves, 1-0

Mainline 6. Bg5 e6 without breaking up my kingside
Erenburg vs Lenderman, 2014
(B65) Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack, 7...Be7 Defense, 9...Nxd4, 58 moves, 1/2-1/2

My mainline of the 3. Nc3 Bb4 French
Anand vs C Hansen, 2003 
(C18) French, Winawer, 27 moves, 1-0

3. Nd2 c5 4. exd5 French
Z Almasi vs Ivanchuk, 2014 
(C09) French, Tarrasch, Open Variation, Main line, 57 moves, 1/2-1/2

Like Harikrishna, I play both sides of 3. Nd2 c5 4. Ngf3 cxd4
Karjakin vs Kovalenko, 2015 
(C07) French, Tarrasch, 33 moves, 0-1

The "mainline" of the French Advance
Svidler vs V Fedoseev, 2015
(C02) French, Advance, 38 moves, 1/2-1/2

From the move order 1. d4 e6 2. Nf3 Nf6 3. Bg5 c5
Kamsky vs Leko, 2008 
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 48 moves, 0-1

From the move order 1. d4 e6 2. Bf4 d5 3. e3 Bd6
Grischuk vs Topalov, 2015 
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 37 moves, 0-1

Mover order 1. d4 e6 2. c4 Nf6 3. Nf3 c5!
G Sargissian vs Short, 2014 
(A70) Benoni, Classical with 7.Nf3, 39 moves, 0-1

Mainline of the 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. Qc2 O-O Nimzo-Indian
Dreev vs E Alekseev, 2014
(E32) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, 45 moves, 1/2-1/2

Nimzo-Indian with 4. e3 c5 5. Bd3 O-O 6. Nf3 d5 move order
Kamsky vs Leko, 2012 
(E55) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Gligoric System, Bronstein Variation, 48 moves, 0-1

Nimzo-Indian with 4. e3 c5 5. Nge2
Bareev vs Tiviakov, 2007
(E42) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3 c5, 5.Ne2 (Rubinstein), 37 moves, 1/2-1/2

I got this in Blitz tonight and had to put it into my repetoire
S Schmidt-Schaeffer vs Nenad Frouth, 2009
(A02) Bird's Opening, 34 moves, 1/2-1/2

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