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Alluring Kramnik games
Compiled by positionalbrilliancy
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These are games that I simply enjoy.

Completely outplayed in the opening
Kramnik vs M I Sorokin, 1991 
(A13) English, 35 moves, 1-0

M Brodsky vs Kramnik, 1991 
(B33) Sicilian, 31 moves, 0-1

R2d7!
Kramnik vs Huebner, 1993 
(D11) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 49 moves, 1-0

Kramnik smashes Anand
Kramnik vs Anand, 1994 
(A33) English, Symmetrical, 26 moves, 1-0

simply brilliant...
Kramnik vs Kasparov, 1994 
(E92) King's Indian, 39 moves, 0-1

Fireworks on the board
Kramnik vs Kasparov, 1995 
(E92) King's Indian, 65 moves, 0-1

I have no idea why he offered draw here
Kramnik vs A Chernin, 1995
(D17) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 26 moves, 1/2-1/2

I don't understand this game, but I like it
A Chernin vs Kramnik, 1995 
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 48 moves, 0-1

Pay attention to Ivanchuck's N's
Ivanchuk vs Kramnik, 1996 
(E81) King's Indian, Samisch, 34 moves, 1-0

Kramnik vs Anand, 1997 
(D44) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 42 moves, 0-1

Beating Svidler at his specialty
Kramnik vs Svidler, 1998 
(D86) Grunfeld, Exchange, 30 moves, 1-0

Excellent understanding of the position
Kramnik vs Kasparov, 1999 
(D87) Grunfeld, Exchange, 35 moves, 1/2-1/2

Short goes pawn grabbing, and gets punished
Kramnik vs Short, 2000 
(D37) Queen's Gambit Declined, 32 moves, 1-0

Eliminating threats & building a superior position for the win
Khalifman vs Kramnik, 2000 
(E58) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Main line with 8...Bxc3, 35 moves, 0-1

1 R+K vs. 2 B+K
Kasparov vs Kramnik, 2000 
(C78) Ruy Lopez, 41 moves, 1/2-1/2

28...Qa8 forces Kramnik to go into an endgame down material
Kramnik vs Kasparov, 2000 
(A15) English, 57 moves, 1/2-1/2

Capablanca like in its simplicity
Morozevich vs Kramnik, 2001 
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 27 moves, 0-1

28. Rd8+ is the icing on the cake
Kramnik vs Kasparov, 2001 
(D44) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 36 moves, 1-0

19. Nxf7!
Kramnik vs Sadvakasov, 2001 
(D27) Queen's Gambit Accepted, Classical, 21 moves, 1-0

I find it instructional how the black Q goes from c7-e7-c5
Bacrot vs Kramnik, 2002 
(E15) Queen's Indian, 30 moves, 0-1

Kramnik blunders, but still an interesting game
Kramnik vs Smirin, 2002 
(E97) King's Indian, 39 moves, 0-1

Interesting play on the queen side
Kramnik vs F Vallejo Pons, 2002
(D43) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 30 moves, 1/2-1/2

22. Nxf7!
Kramnik vs Ivanchuk, 2002 
(D27) Queen's Gambit Accepted, Classical, 40 moves, 1/2-1/2

Kramnik vs Radjabov, 2003 
(B33) Sicilian, 31 moves, 1-0

Rf3, Rxg3+
Anand vs Kramnik, 2004 
(C84) Ruy Lopez, Closed, 60 moves, 1/2-1/2

Good game, sacrifices from both sides
Naiditsch vs Kramnik, 2005 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 58 moves, 1/2-1/2

Great drawing resource
Kramnik vs Topalov, 2006 
(E04) Catalan, Open, 5.Nf3, 38 moves, 1/2-1/2

Instructive opening, and good game(until 24...f6??)
Kramnik vs Topalov, 2006  
(E10) Queen's Pawn Game, 43 moves, 1-0

Capitalizing on small positional errors
Kramnik vs Aronian, 2006 
(A15) English, 37 moves, 1-0

Exploiting very questionable play by Bruzon
Kramnik vs L Bruzon Batista, 2006 
(D52) Queen's Gambit Declined, 32 moves, 1-0

Would of been very interesting to see this position played out
Gelfand vs Kramnik, 2006 
(D47) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 19 moves, 1/2-1/2

If 44...Nf8 might of been able to take the full point
Topalov vs Kramnik, 2006  
(D27) Queen's Gambit Accepted, Classical, 60 moves, 1/2-1/2

Kasparov vs Kramnik, 1994 
(B33) Sicilian, 36 moves, 1-0

Kramnik vs Morozevich, 2007 
(E04) Catalan, Open, 5.Nf3, 27 moves, 1-0

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