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Model games & ideas against the solid Catalan ..
Compiled by doug27
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The Catalan Opening is one of the most troublesome line for every Nimzo/Queen's and Bogo Indian player. It will be a nightmare if you're not prepared to face it ... White has an enduring advantage in most lines hence Black need's to sharpen things up a bit.

A Bogo-Indian idea with a twist ...
A Gritsenko vs Zvjaginsev, 2014
(E01) Catalan, Closed, 29 moves, 0-1

Creating imbalances in the Catalan ...
Giri vs Kramnik, 2014 
(E06) Catalan, Closed, 5.Nf3, 43 moves, 0-1

Play a'la Dutch ?
V Seliverstov vs B Grachev, 2014
(E01) Catalan, Closed, 25 moves, 0-1

Karjakin showed the way ...
Van Wely vs Karjakin, 2014 
(E06) Catalan, Closed, 5.Nf3, 60 moves, 0-1

A simple solution ...take all that's offered !
A Muzychuk vs Kosteniuk, 2014 
(E01) Catalan, Closed, 31 moves, 0-1

Yet another Russian circus ...
P Smirnov vs A Smirnov, 2014
(E04) Catalan, Open, 5.Nf3, 44 moves, 0-1

Deadly Rook on the 7th rank ...
N Dzagnidze vs Adams, 2013 
(E16) Queen's Indian, 41 moves, 0-1

A little known chess gem ...
O N Al Ali vs Urkedal, 2012
(E16) Queen's Indian, 38 moves, 0-1

An Adams Family Specialty ...
S Gordon vs Adams, 2010 
(E00) Queen's Pawn Game, 29 moves, 0-1

A Bad Catalan against Robin ...
J Rindlisbacher vs Van Kampen, 2014 
(E10) Queen's Pawn Game, 28 moves, 0-1

A Knocked Out Punch against the Catalan ...
A Grigoryan vs A Moiseenko, 2013
(A13) English, 40 moves, 0-1

" ... and then the Robin sings ! "
Harsha Bharathakoti vs Van Kampen, 2014
(E10) Queen's Pawn Game, 32 moves, 0-1

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