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Notable Games 2006
Compiled by cu8sfan
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These are some notable games of 2006. This is a very personal list. There may have been better games or more beautiful ones. But this is how I remember 2006 in chess. Enjoy!

To complement your view of 2006 I suggest you take a look at the Game Collection: 2006's Greatest Chess Games by User: iron maiden.

Position of the year (Final position of Kramnik vs Topalov, 2006


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Wijk aan Zee round 1 and we get treated to a masterpiece.
Karjakin vs Anand, 2006 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 37 moves, 0-1

Two for the books in two days!
Adams vs Topalov, 2006 
(B84) Sicilian, Scheveningen, 42 moves, 1-0

Topa in great form.
Karjakin vs Topalov, 2006 
(B33) Sicilian, 50 moves, 0-1

Thanks to suenteus po 147 for showing me this game.
Rublevsky vs Shirov, 2006 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 27 moves, 0-1

Anand wins against Topa with Black.
Topalov vs Anand, 2006 
(C84) Ruy Lopez, Closed, 36 moves, 0-1

Anand loses to Kamsky.
Anand vs Kamsky, 2006 
(C84) Ruy Lopez, Closed, 57 moves, 0-1

Sweet revenge.
Anand vs Topalov, 2006 
(B80) Sicilian, Scheveningen, 61 moves, 0-1

Aronian always claims he doesn't do homework. Go figure.
I Sokolov vs Aronian, 2006 
(E34) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, Noa Variation, 19 moves, 0-1

Very exciting game to watch at the Swiss Championship.
R Forster vs B Zueger, 2006 
(C13) French, 74 moves, 0-1

Carlsen storming Biel.
Morozevich vs Carlsen, 2006 
(B30) Sicilian, 50 moves, 0-1

Kasparov playing in Zurich and I was there to see it.
Kasparov vs Korchnoi, 2006 
(E11) Bogo-Indian Defense, 23 moves, 1-0

Pathetic...
Kramnik vs Topalov, 2006 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 0 moves, 0-1

UNIFIED! U N I F I E D, UNIFIED!
Kramnik vs Topalov, 2006 
(D47) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 45 moves, 1-0

The champ. Mated. In one. Incredible.
Deep Fritz vs Kramnik, 2006 
(D20) Queen's Gambit Accepted, 35 moves, 1-0

A legend's gone.
Bronstein vs Ljubojevic, 1973 
(B03) Alekhine's Defense, 41 moves, 1-0

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