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Najdorf. B90 max
Compiled by fredthebear
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Sicilian Defense: Najdorf. B90 is very popular.

This is another Fredthebear collection split to make room. Additional Najdorf variations are in another collection.

Thank you Radu, nvkd, mmzkr, Phony Benoni, akatombo.

* Miguel demonstrates: http://www.chessgames.com/perl/ches...

* Thank you jaikaiden for this Starting Out link: Game Collection: Starting Out: Sicilian Najdorf

* Fischer's responses: https://www.chessgames.com/perl/che...

* Black victories: Game Collection: black

* Find various 6th moves here:
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Site under construction by Fredthebear, as most of mine are.

General Index: (No longer applies to this collection split) 09. Quick Overview of 15 games
10. Opocensky
20. Poisoned Pawn
30. English Attack
40. Amsterdam
50. Adams
60. Polugayevsky
70. 6.Bg5 Main Line
80. 6.Bc4
90. Scheveningen. Delayed Keres Attack
100.
110.
120. Zagreb (Fianchetto)
130. f3, Qf3
140. Goteborg (Argentine)
150. 6.a4
1900s. Unsorted

* New variation section is marked by a sudden drop in the years played, typically from the current decade back down to the 1950's.

Sic Najdorf02. English Attack (B90) 1-0 Rook pins both colors
Morozevich vs Ftacnik, 1999 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 37 moves, 1-0

Sic Najdorf03. English Attack (B90) 1-0 Sidelined K
Adams vs Svidler, 1999 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 33 moves, 1-0

Sic Najdorf04. English Attack, Anti-English (B90) 0-1 Pin
Shirov vs Kasparov, 1997 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 38 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Najdorf. English Attack (B90) 0-1 R obstructs bad B
Rossolimo vs Fischer, 1966 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 70 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Najdorf. English Attack (B90) 1-0 Uncommon Q trap
P Shields vs R Spiers, 1970 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 10 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Najdorf. English Attack (B84) 1-0 Sleeper
Beliavsky vs M Stean, 1975 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 26 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Najdorf. English Attack (B90) 1-0 Spearhead
L Christiansen vs Reshevsky, 1977 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 28 moves, 1-0

Sic Najdorf. English Attack (B90) 0-1 Black puts 6 pieces Qside
H Zieher vs H Huenerkopf, 1982 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 30 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Najdorf English Attack (B90) 1-0 All long rangers prod
A Lukin vs T Khasanov, 1983 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 34 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Najdorf. English Attack (B90) 1-0 K walk
Anand vs de Firmian, 1986 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 33 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Najdorf English Attack (B90) 0-1Pins and dropped Pawns
Short vs Kasparov, 1987 
(B80) Sicilian, Scheveningen, 52 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Najdorf. English Attack (B90) 1-0 Bxb5 sac for 3Ps
Wei Yi vs Shirov, 2013 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 58 moves, 1-0

Game 25: Secrets of Practical Chess by John Nunn
Anand vs Kamsky, 1994 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 39 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Najdorf. English Attack (B90) 0-1 Q sac
Kiril D Georgiev vs Kasparov, 1995 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 58 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Najdorf. Anti-English (B90) 0-1 Kside staircase promo
Anand vs Kasparov, 1996 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 55 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Najdorf. English Attack (B90) 1-0 Remove the Guard
Kasparov vs P Ricardi, 1997 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 27 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Najdorf. English Attack (B90) 1-0 OCB ending
Topalov vs Kasparov, 1998 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 51 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Najdorf. English Attack (B90) 0-1 Blitz
Svidler vs Kasparov, 1999 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 41 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Najdorf. Anti-English Attk(290) 1/2-1/2 R+ from behind
Shirov vs Kasparov, 1999 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 39 moves, 1/2-1/2

Sicilian Najdorf Anti-English (B90) 0-1 Avoiding X$ lost tempos
Shirov vs Kasparov, 1999 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 49 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Najdorf. English Attack Anti-English (B90) 0-1 Tactics
Ivanchuk vs Kasparov, 1999 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 31 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Najdorf English Attack Anti-E(B90) 1-0Two Exchnge Sacs
Kasparov vs Judit Polgar, 2000 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 44 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Scheveningen. English Attk (B90) 1/2-Sacrificial prize
Judit Polgar vs Kasparov, 2001 
(B80) Sicilian, Scheveningen, 35 moves, 1/2-1/2

Sicilian Najdorf. English Attack (B90) 0-1 Spearhead on g7
Shirov vs Kasparov, 2001 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 37 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Najdorf. English Attk (B90) 1-0 Powerful king hunt
Nakamura vs A Lesiege, 2002 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 34 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Najdorf. English Attack Anti-English (B90) 0-1 He ran
V S Spasov vs D Maghalashvili, 2002 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 37 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Najdorf. English Attack (B90) 0-1 Youngster traps Q
Bologan vs Karjakin, 2003 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 31 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Def. Najdorf. English Attack (B90) 1-0 Clear the way!
V S Spasov vs Grischuk, 2003 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 43 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Najdorf English Attack (B90) 1-0Who gets there first?
D Kononenko vs M Lukyanov, 2004 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 43 moves, 1-0

Sic Najdorf. English Attack Anti-E (B90) 1-0Rule the open file!
Akopian vs Kramnik, 2004 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 32 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Najdorf. English Attack (B90) 1-0 Black hung his Rook
Mamedyarov vs Zagrebelny, 2004 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 40 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Scheveningen. English Attk (B90) 1-0Wheelin' & Dealin'
Browne vs Wojtkiewicz, 2004 
(B80) Sicilian, Scheveningen, 74 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Najdorf English Attack (B90) 0-1 Flawless
Adams vs Kasparov, 2005 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 26 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Najdorf. English Attack (B90) 1-0 Lawn Mower Mate!
Bologan vs E van Haastert, 2005 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 42 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Scheveningen. English Attk (B90) 1/2- 23rd Century C
Anand vs Topalov, 2005 
(B80) Sicilian, Scheveningen, 60 moves, 1/2-1/2

Sicilian Scheveningen. English Attk (B90) 0-1 Discover Dbl Attk
M Stojkovska vs T Beridze, 2001
(B80) Sicilian, Scheveningen, 22 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Najdorf. English Attack (B90) 1-0 c-pawn shiver
Lenderman vs S Tologontegin, 2005
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 31 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Najdorf. English Attack (B90) 1-0Kside P roller passer
Adams vs Topalov, 2005 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 41 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Najdorf, English Attack (B90) 1-0Volatile P levers
Topalov vs F Vallejo Pons, 2005 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 32 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Najdorf. English Attack (B90)1-0 2 Computers w/Passers
Rybka vs Loop, 2006 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 56 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Nadjorf English Attack (B90) 0-1 White K exposed
F Vallejo Pons vs Anand, 2006 
(B80) Sicilian, Scheveningen, 43 moves, 0-1

One of Anand's best games! Najdorf, English Attack (B90)
Karjakin vs Anand, 2006 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 37 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Najdorf. English Attack (B90) 1-0 Taking 1 pawn might
Carlsen vs Granda Zuniga, 2006 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 22 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Scheveningen. English Attack (B80) 0-1 Fearless N!!
Judit Polgar vs Kasparov, 2006 
(B80) Sicilian, Scheveningen, 28 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Najdorf. English Attack (B90) 1-0 Nxf7 lets in heavies
Nisipeanu vs Ivanchuk, 2007 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 38 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Najdorf. English Attk (B90) 1-0 Deflect the Q defender
Karjakin vs E Alekseev, 2007 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 27 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Najdorf. English Attk (B90) 0-1 White played on anyway
V S Spasov vs Gelfand, 2007 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 64 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Defense: Najdorf. English Attack (B90) 1/2-1/2
Svidler vs Morozevich, 2008 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 44 moves, 1/2-1/2

Sicilian Defense: Najdorf Variation. English Attack (B90) 1
A Sokolov vs M Vachier-Lagrave, 2008
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 22 moves, 1/2-1/2

Sicilian Najdorf. English Attk (B90) 0-1Tremendous compensation
Leko vs Morozevich, 2008 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 28 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Najdorf. English Attack (B90) 1-0 Discovery
I Cheparinov vs J Cortes Lizano, 2009 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 15 moves, 1-0

Sic Najdorf. English Attk Anti-English (B90) 1-0Underpromo Win!
Akopian vs Karjakin, 2009 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 71 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Najdorf. English Attack (B90) 1-0Who needs SIX Queens?
E Szalanczy vs Thi Mai Hung Nguyen, 2009 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 75 moves, 1/2-1/2

Sicilian Najdorf. English Attack (B90) 1-0 Q sac for K hunt
J Zawadzka vs L Schut, 2010 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 34 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Najdorf. English Attack (B90) 1-0 P storm, Q sac
A Stukopin vs J Ferreira, 2010 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 28 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Najdorf. English Attack Anti-English (B90) 1-0
P Ponkratov vs E Schiendorfer, 2012 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 75 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Najdorf. English Attack (B90) 1-0
Y Kryvoruchko vs Areshchenko, 2013 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 24 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Najdorf English Attk (B90) 1-0 Helluva battle on wings
Motylev vs A Tari, 2014 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 39 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Najdorf. English Attack (B90) 1-0 Maps come in handy
Navara vs R Wojtaszek, 2015 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 48 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Najdorf. English Attack Anti-English (B90) 0-1
M Vachier-Lagrave vs Mamedyarov, 2015 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 41 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Najdorf. English Attack (B90) 1-0 After the fact
Carlsen vs W So, 2015 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 56 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Najdorf. English Attack Anti-English (B90) 1-0 Lucky
Ivanchuk vs M Vachier-Lagrave, 2015 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 30 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Def Najdorf. Adams Attack (B90) 1-0 Notes by BF
Fischer vs Julio Bolbochan, 1962  
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 37 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Najdorf Adams Attack (B90) 1-0Pins beat it's namesake
Fischer vs Najdorf, 1962 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 24 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Najdorf. Adams Attack (B90) 0-1Exception to the rule
S Kagan vs Tarjan, 1978 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 36 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Najdorf. Adams Attk (B90) 0-1 Conquests of the Knights
V Petkovski vs G A Timoshenko, 2001 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 28 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Najdorf. Adams Attack (B90) 1-0 Dismantle pawn shield
I Nepomniachtchi vs D Frolyanov, 2011 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 31 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Najdorf. Adams Attack (B90) 1-0
Ponomariov vs Areshchenko, 2014 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 23 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Najdorf. Adams Attack (B90) 0-1 K walk goes wrong
Caruana vs M Vachier-Lagrave, 2015 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 35 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Najdorf. Adams Attack (B90) 0-1 Two hogs on 2nd rank
Caruana vs Nakamura, 2015 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 41 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Najdorf. Adams Attack (B90) 1-0 Rob the pin
O Vlasova vs Ruoshui Cao, 2016 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 29 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Najdorf. Adams Attack (B90) 1-0 Youth handy N outpost
Ahmet Utku Uzumcu vs Jose Gabriel Cardoso Cardoso, 2016
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 31 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Najdorf. Adams Attack (B90) 0-1 Neither have castled
P V Vishnu vs Nakamura, 2016 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 22 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Najdorf. Adams Attack (B90) 0-1 Shabby Kside defense
M Song vs A Rahman, 2016
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 25 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Najdorf. Adams Attack (B90) 1-0 B pair slices board
B Vuckovic vs M Kostromin, 2016 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 24 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Najdorf. Adams Attack (B90) 1-0 N can't stop passer
Anand vs M Vachier-Lagrave, 2016 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 33 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Najdorf. Adams Attack (B90) 1-0 Strange capture
Anand vs I Nepomniachtchi, 2017 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 40 moves, 1-0

Pun writer deserves a date with Laetitia Casta
Velimirovic vs Csom, 1974 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 26 moves, 1-0

The Immortal Useless Interposition Game
Waitzkin vs P Jaracz, 1994 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 29 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Najdorf 6.Bc4 (B90) 1-0 Drunk knight ends on f7
Topalov vs Kasparov, 1996 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 66 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Najdorf 6.Bc4 (B90)1-0 Q sac for P block; enter h-file
H Asauskas vs Malisauskas, 2004 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 24 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Najdorf. Scheveningen (B84) 1-0 Ns, Pins, Q gets in!!
Nezhmetdinov vs Tal, 1961 
(B84) Sicilian, Scheveningen, 29 moves, 1-0

Sic Najdorf. Scheveningen (B84) 0-1 Weak back rank despite 2Rs
H Lehmann vs Fischer, 1965 
(B84) Sicilian, Scheveningen, 32 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Scheveningen. Delayed Keres Atk(B90) 1/2-Crowd Pleaser
Anand vs Kasparov, 1996 
(B81) Sicilian, Scheveningen, Keres Attack, 25 moves, 1/2-1/2

Scheveningen. Delayed Keres Attk Perenyi Gambit(B90) 1-0Vicious
Judit Polgar vs Anand, 1999 
(B81) Sicilian, Scheveningen, Keres Attack, 34 moves, 1-0

Scheveningen. Delayed Keres Attack Perenyi Gambit(B99) 1-0Photo
Judit Polgar vs Kasimdzhanov, 2005 
(B81) Sicilian, Scheveningen, Keres Attack, 42 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Scheveningen Delayed Keres Attk(B90) 1-0 Centralized K
Ponomariov vs Morozevich, 2006 
(B81) Sicilian, Scheveningen, Keres Attack, 53 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Scheveningen. Classical (B84) 1/2-1/2
Fishbein vs I A Novikov, 2006
(B84) Sicilian, Scheveningen, 44 moves, 1/2-1/2

Sicilian Defense: Najdorf Variation (B90) 1-0 6.Qf3? works
Short vs N Grandelius, 2009 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 28 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Najdorf (B90) 0-1 Exchange sac seems easiest defense
N Grandelius vs Judit Polgar, 2011
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 41 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Najdorf (B90) 0-1 Black has open lines, the safer King
Caruana vs Nakamura, 2013 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 39 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Defense: Najdorf (B90) 1-0 If BxP, then Pin to Win
A Lastin vs K Maslak, 2008 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 47 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Najdorf (B90) 0-1
M Tissir vs Anastasian, 2010
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 57 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Najdorf Adams Attack (B90) 0-1
P Ponkratov vs P Mohajerin Esfahani, 2010
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 43 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Defense: Najdorf (B90) 0-1 4 bishops ending
B Rabar vs Stoltz, 1942 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 40 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Defense: Najdorf (B90) 0-1 Black N forks pluck White
R Hayes vs F Bohatirchuk, 1951
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 39 moves, 0-1

Milev surely knew that CHO'D Alexander was not a patzer...
C H Alexander vs Z Milev, 1954
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 40 moves, 1-0

BFTC: Page 288 (White to move 30.?)
Fischer vs J Sherwin, 1957 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 36 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Najdorf (B90) 1-0 Get the Q in close and support her
H Rossetto vs J Behrensen, 1958 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 21 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Najdorf (B90) 0-1
Fischer vs Tal, 1959 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 33 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Najdorf (B90) 1-0 Castle opposite, dual attacks on Ks
Fischer vs C Bielicki, 1960 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 38 moves, 1-0

Game 43 in Fischer's My 60 Memorable Games
Fischer vs Reshevsky, 1962 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 54 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Def. Najdorf (B90) 1-0 APA: Attack Principle Attacker
Fischer vs J B Bednarski, 1966 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 22 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Najdorf (B90) 1-0
B Soderborg vs O Alfredsson, 1966
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 43 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Najdorf (B90) 1-0 She easily takes the pawns
Fischer vs R Lontoc, 1967 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 31 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Najdorf (B90) 1-0 Bishop Highway Crossfire
F Visier Segovia vs J Betancort Curbelo, 1968 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 31 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Najdorf (B90) 1-0
Browne vs Udovcic, 1970
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 54 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Najdorf (B90) 1-0 The dark-squared bishop awaits...
Judit Polgar vs Szendrei, 1984 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 21 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Najdorf (B90) 0-1 Discovery wins a pawn, Qs come off
Short vs Ljubojevic, 1987 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 29 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Najdorf (B90) 1-0
Judit Polgar vs P Szekely, 1988 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 38 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Najdorf (B90) 1-0 All 4 kNights X atleast 1 piece
A V Sulypa vs Kupreichik, 1989 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 23 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Najdorf (B86) 1-0 aim at g7 w/mating force
Plachetka vs Gernot Plank, 1991 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 26 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Najdorf (B90) 1/2-1/2
Short vs Kasparov, 1993 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 40 moves, 1/2-1/2

Sicilian Najdorf (B90) 1-0 Exchange sac, Discovery+ comin'
Kaidanov vs Wojtkiewicz, 1994 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 26 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Najdorf Variation (B90) 1-0 Greco Mate
J Emms vs A Blees, 1996 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 29 moves, 1-0

Blitz Chess Video - Kasparov throws up his hands in horror!
Anand vs Kasparov, 1996 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 54 moves, 1-0

Notice the immediate decisive effect of gaining control of the
Shirov vs Kasparov, 1997 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 40 moves, 0-1

Constant counter-attacking and a study-like finish
Anand vs Kasparov, 1999 
(B80) Sicilian, Scheveningen, 50 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Defense: Najdorf (B90) 1-0 Unstoppable c-pawn march
Grischuk vs Fressinet, 2000 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 33 moves, 1-0

Game 50: Modern Chess Masterpieces (Stohl)
Anand vs Khalifman, 2000 
(B80) Sicilian, Scheveningen, 40 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Najdorf (B90) 0-1 Centralized knights
Kosteniuk vs Zhu Chen, 2001 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 36 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Najdorf (B90) 1-0 White penetrates
J Perez Gonzalez vs J A Hernandez del Can, 2001
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 26 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Najdorf (B90) 1-0 Spearhead on the open h-file
Morozevich vs Ljubojevic, 2002 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 24 moves, 1-0

Game 26 in Champions -New Millennium (Ftacnik/Kopec/Browne)
Kramnik vs Topalov, 2004 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 37 moves, 1-0

Karjakin was 14 years old. Kramnik struggles w/the Nadorf.
Karjakin vs Kramnik, 2004 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 86 moves, 1/2-1/2

Three big blunders in one game between two great players
Kramnik vs Topalov, 2005 
(B80) Sicilian, Scheveningen, 34 moves, 0-1

Brilliant game from Vishy, maintaining initiative all through!
Anand vs Kasimdzhanov, 2005 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 29 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Najdorf (B90) 1-0White pieces on Black's side of board
Deep Fritz vs Kramnik, 2006 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 47 moves, 1-0

A brilliant performance
Anand vs Gelfand, 2006 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 66 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Najdorf (B90) 1-0 Detailed blogger notes
Nisipeanu vs M Paragua, 2006 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 24 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Najdorf (B90) 1-0 Spellbound Clincher w/Photo
Anand vs Morozevich, 2007 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 56 moves, 1-0

Game 1000 in # Chess Informant Best Games 901-1000
Karjakin vs Van Wely, 2007 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 35 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Najdorf (B90) 1-0 Tripled f-pawns lose
Naiditsch vs Van Wely, 2008 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 26 moves, 1-0

Masterful Anand win over Topalov 5th Best Game in Informant 102
Anand vs Topalov, 2008 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 40 moves, 1-0

ChessCafe.com: Polgar on Chess-"best of 2008"
Akopian vs M Vachier-Lagrave, 2008 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 26 moves, 1-0

NY Times chess column analyzes this game
L Dominguez vs Karjakin, 2009 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 41 moves, 0-1

Game 112 in 'Understanding Chess Middlegames' by John Nunn.
Svidler vs F Vallejo Pons, 2004 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 30 moves, 0-1

Anand sacs piece for passed pawns supported by bishop pair
Anand vs Topalov, 2007 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 29 moves, 1-0

Game 810 of Chess Informant Best Games 801-900
C Lutz vs Ftacnik, 2001 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 35 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Najdorf (B90) 1-0 Battery on the half-open f-file
Zsofia Polgar vs L Schandorff, 1989 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 26 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Najdorf (B86) 1-0 Dbl N sacs beat N pair
E Tate vs Yudasin, 1997 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 36 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Najdorf (B90) 1-0 Dodgeball
Carlsen vs R Wojtaszek, 2017 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 44 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Najdorf (B90) 1-0 Black sacs Q for B&R
F Vallejo Pons vs Topalov, 2012 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 54 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Najdorf (B90) 1-0 Pawns & pins
Judit Polgar vs I Kientzler-Guerlain, 1986 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 34 moves, 1-0

Stein had a plus score against Tal and Spassky!!
Stein vs Tal, 1961 
(B94) Sicilian, Najdorf, 32 moves, 1-0

Viktor Kupreichik - The Marvel from Minsk
Kupreichik vs K Grigorian, 1974 
(B99) Sicilian, Najdorf, 7...Be7 Main line, 44 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Najdorf 6.f3 Qb6 (B90) 0-1 Kside passer
Anand vs Judit Polgar, 2003
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 57 moves, 0-1

21...Bxa2+! is a great tactical shot by Judit Polgar
Anand vs Judit Polgar, 2003 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 39 moves, 0-1

One of the strangest GM games that Fredthebear has ever seen??
M Kobalia vs D Khismatullin, 2004 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 84 moves, 0-1

This game made Naka the youngest American GM in history
Mulyar vs Nakamura, 2003 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 40 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Najdorf. English Attk (B90) 1-0 Black turned down draw
Adams vs Ivanchuk, 2006 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 44 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Najdorf. English Attack Anti-English (B90) 1/2- Qs EG
Nakamura vs Grischuk, 2017 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 62 moves, 1/2-1/2

Sicilian Najdorf. English Attack (B90) 1-0 Chess Informant
Tseshkovsky vs Browne, 1976 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 30 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Najdorf (B90) 1/2-1/2 St. Louis, MO
Topalov vs M Vachier-Lagrave, 2016 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 54 moves, 1/2-1/2

Sicilian Defense: Najdorf Variation (B90) 0-1
N Grandelius vs S Zhigalko, 2013
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 41 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Defense: Najdorf (B90) 0-1 Stockfish notes; 29...?
Anand vs Ivanchuk, 1991 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 33 moves, 0-1

Caruana vs M Vachier-Lagrave, 2016 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 42 moves, 0-1

Gelinas vs Sanchez, 1975 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 11 moves, 1-0

Rublevsky vs Ivanchuk, 2007 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 66 moves, 0-1

Pelletier vs Smirin, 2004
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 37 moves, 1/2-1/2

Kholmov vs L Kernazhitsky, 1996
(B33) Sicilian, 37 moves, 1-0

Lapshun vs C Baginskaite, 2002
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 32 moves, 1-0

S Masego vs Huang Qian, 2007
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 31 moves, 0-1

Ashley vs Luke Allen, 2006 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 54 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Najdorf. English Attk Anti-English (B90) 0-1
A Haast vs Navara, 2015 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 42 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Najdorf. English Attk (B90) 1-0 MG promotion prevails
M Leon Hoyos vs Jobava, 2010 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 34 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Najdorf Variation (B90) 1-0 Teenagers
N Pogonina vs C Tsai, 2001
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 32 moves, 1-0

One of Gazza's incredible 5(!) Black Sicilian wins at Linares
Topalov vs Kasparov, 1999 
(B80) Sicilian, Scheveningen, 61 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Def Najdorf. English Attack (B90) 1-0 Two solutions
Nunn vs Sadler, 1993  
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 31 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Najdorf Variation (B90) 0-1 Emms 60...?
A Bannik vs Bronstein, 1958 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 63 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Defense: Najdorf (B90) 0-1 Threat of Q+ & fork
S B Hansen vs Nakamura, 2005 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 34 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Najdorf (B90) 1-0 Rxf7 allows Qh7+ and she haunts
V Ciocaltea vs Jansa, 1963
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 37 moves, 1-0

Sic Najdorf. English Attack Anti-English (B90) 1-0 two-way pin
Nunn vs B Gasic, 1974 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 44 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Najdorf. 6.Rg1 Freak Attack (B90) 1-0
Ivanchuk vs Kasparov, 2002 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 40 moves, 1-0

The Exchange Sacrifice: A Practical Guide by Sergey Kasparov
Svidler vs Gelfand, 2004 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 52 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Najdorf (B90) 1-0 Q sac for a Q trap!
Zsofia Polgar vs L Apol, 1988 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 30 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Najdorf (B90) 1-0 Mutual promotions
A Zapata vs Van Wely, 1995 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 57 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Najdorf (B90) 1-0 Pile on the pin
K Kuderinov vs M Arnold, 2008 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 18 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Def: Najdorf. English Attack (B90) 1-0 Mateo annotates
Morozevich vs A Volokitin, 2006 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 85 moves, 1-0

G21 in Best Attacking Games of 2012-2015 by Naiditsch & Balogh
Nakamura vs Gelfand, 2013 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 41 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Defense: Najdorf (B90) 0-1 Ns pluckin' Ps & more
N Akylbekov vs Zhou Jianchao, 2010 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 20 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Najdorf. English Attack (B90) 1-0 Raking Rooks
Balashov vs Gheorghiu, 1977
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 31 moves, 1-0

Kramnik struggled playing the Najdorf
Adams vs Kramnik, 2004 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 43 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Najdorf. English Attack (B90) 0-1 World Cup
Judit Polgar vs L Dominguez, 2011 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 46 moves, 0-1

Game 100 in 200 Modern Brilliancies by Kevin Wicker
Adorjan vs Ribli, 1979 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 22 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Najdorf (B90) 0-1 Stunning sacs expose disconnected Rs
Motylev vs Bu Xiangzhi, 2005 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 34 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Najdorf (B90) 1-0 Patented Kside assault, promo combo
Fischer vs Rodolfo Cardoso, 1957 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 31 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Najdorf. English Attack (B90) 1-0 35.?
L Dominguez vs Morozevich, 2009 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 36 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Najdorf (B90) 1/2-1/2 Black avoids defeat
Anand vs Navara, 2019 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 41 moves, 1/2-1/2

Sicilian Def. Najdorf. English Attack (B90) 1-0 B pair bests Ns
Topalov vs B Gundavaa, 2008 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 42 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Def: Najdorf (B90) 1-0 Threat of mate gains time on P
Ashley vs P Moulin, 1992
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 52 moves, 1-0

Sic Najdorf (B90) 1-0 Bloody game & interesting historical link
S Mariotti vs G Eppinger, 1969 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 20 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Najdorf. English Attack (B90) 0-1 Blitz
Carlsen vs M Vachier-Lagrave, 2019 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 44 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Defense: Najdorf (B90) 1-0 Q makes double threat
A Karklins vs Svidler, 1995 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 31 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Najdorf (B90) 1-0
L Jap Tjoen San vs Z Foo, 2007 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 37 moves, 1-0

morfishine: Game of the tournament!
V Gunina vs M Sebag, 2019 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 30 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Najdorf. Adams Attack (B90) 1-0? Mayet's Mate awaits
T Maenhout vs J Ashwin, 2009 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 33 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Najdorf. Adams Attack (B90) 1/2-1/2
Caruana vs M Vachier-Lagrave, 2019 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 53 moves, 1/2-1/2

Sicilian Def: Najdorf (B90) 1/2-1/2 Check all checks B4U move
Svidler vs Kasimdzhanov, 2005 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 34 moves, 1/2-1/2

Sicilian Defense: Najdorf (B90) 1-0 28.?
R Forster vs Huebner, 1994 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 34 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Najdorf (B90) 1-0 39.?
R Mamedov vs D Shengelia, 2001 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 48 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Najdorf. Adams Attack (B90) 1/2-1/2
Caruana vs I Nepomniachtchi, 2019 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 35 moves, 1/2-1/2

Sicilian Defense: Najdorf. English Attack (B90) 0-1 Exposure
Adams vs Gelfand, 1988 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 29 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Defense: Najdorf (B90) 1-0 32.?
Romanishin vs Anikaev, 1973 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 33 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Najdorf. English Attack (B90) 1-0 Raking Bs, two pins
Zaw Win Lay vs Wynn Zaw Htun, 1999 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 28 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Najdorf. English Attack (B90) 1-0 27.?
Yu Yangyi vs G Oparin, 2012 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 40 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Najdorf. English Attack (B90) Stockfish notes; 45.?
D Sadzikowski vs A Mista, 2017 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 46 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Najdorf Variation. English Attack (B90) 0-1
David L High vs L Zepeda, 2011
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 28 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Defense: Najdorf (B90) 0-1 Orlando, FL
J Berry vs D Gater, 2011
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 31 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Defense: Najdorf (B90) 1-0 Stockfish notes; 40.?
Svidler vs Topalov, 2004 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 46 moves, 1-0

N Battulga vs F Firman Syah, 2008 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 67 moves, 0-1

Leko vs Svidler, 2007 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 36 moves, 0-1

Ivanchuk vs Topalov, 2007 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 41 moves, 1-0

Judit Polgar vs W Moranda, 2010
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 48 moves, 1-0

Judit Polgar vs Svidler, 2011 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 45 moves, 0-1

Judit Polgar vs L Dominguez, 2011 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 33 moves, 1-0

N Matinian vs A Indjic, 2018
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 26 moves, 0-1

B Kalezic vs A Indjic, 2017
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 49 moves, 0-1

U Eliseev vs D Gordievsky, 2013
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 54 moves, 1-0

K Alekseenko vs D Gordievsky, 2016
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 34 moves, 1-0

D Mischuk vs D Gordievsky, 2017
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 32 moves, 0-1

P Peschlow vs A G Donchenko, 2004
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 24 moves, 1-0

S Solovjov vs E Kopasov, 2004
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 32 moves, 1-0

J Becerra Rivero vs M Sana, 2004 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 36 moves, 1-0

Tiviakov vs D Hamelink, 2004 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 42 moves, 0-1

Leko vs Svidler, 2005 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 57 moves, 1-0

O J Hegelund vs P Obiamiwe, 2010
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 39 moves, 0-1

Carlsen vs F Amonatov, 2005 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 36 moves, 1-0

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