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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: 6411
Years covered: 1909 to 2023
Overall record:
   White wins 38.0%
   Black wins 15.9%
   Draws 46.0%

Popularity graph, by decade

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With the White Pieces With the Black Pieces
Boris Gelfand  70 games
Evgeny Gleizerov  59 games
Aleksander Wojtkiewicz  48 games
Anatoly Karpov  48 games
Levon Aronian  45 games
Sergey Karjakin  40 games
NOTABLE GAMES [what is this?]
White Wins Black Wins
Kramnik vs Anand, 2007
Kramnik vs Carlsen, 2007
Ribli vs Karpov, 1980
Xiong vs So, 2017
T Markowski vs Onischuk, 1999
G Meier vs Kramnik, 2013
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 page 1 of 257; games 1-25 of 6,411 
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. W Widmeyer vs E Shrader  1-035190910th Western ChampionshipE06 Catalan, Closed, 5.Nf3
2. Ragozin vs V 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 1-0251937Stockholm OlympiadE06 Catalan, Closed, 5.Nf3
5. V Mikenas vs T H 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  1-0401938United States ChampionshipE06 Catalan, Closed, 5.Nf3
8. Fine vs Kashdan 1-0421938United States ChampionshipE06 Catalan, Closed, 5.Nf3
9. Bogoljubov vs Pirc 0-1481938NoordwijkE06 Catalan, Closed, 5.Nf3
10. H Rogosin vs J W Collins 0-1401938Marshall CC ChampionshipE06 Catalan, Closed, 5.Nf3
11. Petrov vs Eliskases  ½-½301939Buenos Aires Olympiad qual-2E06 Catalan, Closed, 5.Nf3
12. Reshevsky vs Kupchik 1-0811940United States ChampionshipE06 Catalan, Closed, 5.Nf3
13. M Castillo vs Eliskases  ½-½531941Aguas de Sao Pedro / Sao PauloE06 Catalan, Closed, 5.Nf3
14. K Richter vs Bogoljubov 1-0281941MunichE06 Catalan, Closed, 5.Nf3
15. P Schmidt vs K Junge  1-0411941German Championship playoffE06 Catalan, Closed, 5.Nf3
16. J Sajtar vs J Dobias  1-0461942ChocenE06 Catalan, Closed, 5.Nf3
17. J Sajtar vs M Katetov  0-1461942ChocenE06 Catalan, Closed, 5.Nf3
18. H Rossetto vs C Guimard  ½-½411942ARG-ch mE06 Catalan, Closed, 5.Nf3
19. Petrov vs G Ilivitsky  1-0341942Sverdlovsk National TournamentE06 Catalan, Closed, 5.Nf3
20. F Zita vs Pachman  ½-½411943UJCS-17.KongressE06 Catalan, Closed, 5.Nf3
21. J Sajtar vs M Dietze 1-0421943PragueE06 Catalan, Closed, 5.Nf3
22. R Flores Alvarez vs R Garcia Vera  ½-½221944Mar del PlataE06 Catalan, Closed, 5.Nf3
23. E Reed Valenzuela vs C Guimard  0-1611944Mar del PlataE06 Catalan, Closed, 5.Nf3
24. Petrosian vs M Shishov ½-½511945Tbilisi-chE06 Catalan, Closed, 5.Nf3
25. Alekhine vs A Pomar Salamanca 1-0401945GijonE06 Catalan, Closed, 5.Nf3
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  WTHarvey: Here are some combinations from E06 miniatures:
Dec-11-07  Rodrigo Porto: very good

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