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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: 3836
Years covered: 1909 to 2020
Overall record:
   White wins 37.4%
   Black wins 16.1%
   Draws 46.5%

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PRACTITIONERS
With the White Pieces With the Black Pieces
Boris Gelfand  44 games
Gennady Sosonko  34 games
V Tukmakov  29 games
Anatoly Karpov  48 games
Viswanathan Anand  35 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 Meier vs Kramnik, 2013
G Kuzmin vs Anand, 1987
Sosonko vs Karpov, 1979
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 page 1 of 154; games 1-25 of 3,836  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. W Widmeyer vs E Shrader  1-035190910th Western ChampionshipE06 Catalan, Closed, 5.Nf3
2. Ragozin vs Rauzer ½-½461934USSR Championship 1934/35E06 Catalan, Closed, 5.Nf3
3. Alatortsev vs F Bohatirchuk ½-½751935MoscowE06 Catalan, Closed, 5.Nf3
4. Keres vs J Gudmundsson 1-02519377th olm finalE06 Catalan, Closed, 5.Nf3
5. V Mikenas vs Tylor  1-0261937Hastings 1937/38E06 Catalan, Closed, 5.Nf3
6. Pirc vs Najdorf  ½-½301938LodzE06 Catalan, Closed, 5.Nf3
7. Fine vs I A Horowitz  1-0401938USA-chE06 Catalan, Closed, 5.Nf3
8. Fine vs Kashdan 1-0421938USA-chE06 Catalan, Closed, 5.Nf3
9. Bogoljubov vs Pirc 0-1481938NoordwijkE06 Catalan, Closed, 5.Nf3
10. Vladimir Petrov vs E Eliskases  ½-½301939Buenos Aires Olympiad prel-BE06 Catalan, Closed, 5.Nf3
11. Reshevsky vs Kupchik 1-0811940USA-chE06 Catalan, Closed, 5.Nf3
12. M Castillo vs E Eliskases  ½-½531941Aguas de Sao PedroE06 Catalan, Closed, 5.Nf3
13. K Richter vs Bogoljubov 1-0281941MunichE06 Catalan, Closed, 5.Nf3
14. P F Schmidt vs K Junge  1-0411941GER-ch play-offE06 Catalan, Closed, 5.Nf3
15. Sajtar vs J Dobias  1-0461942ChocenE06 Catalan, Closed, 5.Nf3
16. Sajtar vs M Katetov  0-1461942ChocenE06 Catalan, Closed, 5.Nf3
17. H Rossetto vs Guimard  ½-½411942ARG-ch mE06 Catalan, Closed, 5.Nf3
18. Vladimir Petrov vs G Ilivitsky  1-0341942Sverdlovsk National TournamentE06 Catalan, Closed, 5.Nf3
19. F Zita vs Pachman  ½-½411943UJCS-17.KongressE06 Catalan, Closed, 5.Nf3
20. Sajtar vs M Dietze 1-0421943PragueE06 Catalan, Closed, 5.Nf3
21. R Flores Alvarez vs R Garcia Vera  ½-½221944Mar del PlataE06 Catalan, Closed, 5.Nf3
22. E Reed Valenzuela vs Guimard  0-1611944Mar del PlataE06 Catalan, Closed, 5.Nf3
23. Petrosian vs M V Shishov ½-½511945Tbilisi-chE06 Catalan, Closed, 5.Nf3
24. Alekhine vs A Pomar Salamanca 1-0401945GijonE06 Catalan, Closed, 5.Nf3
25. B Tot vs D Poljakov  ½-½251945YUG-chE06 Catalan, Closed, 5.Nf3
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Kibitzer's Corner
Mar-25-07
Premium Chessgames Member
  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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