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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: 4181
Years covered: 1909 to 2021
Overall record:
   White wins 37.4%
   Black wins 16.2%
   Draws 46.5%

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PRACTITIONERS
With the White Pieces With the Black Pieces
Boris Gelfand  57 games
Gennadi Sosonko  37 games
Levon Aronian  33 games
Anatoly Karpov  48 games
Levon Aronian  43 games
Sergey Karjakin  39 games
NOTABLE GAMES [what is this?]
White Wins Black Wins
Kramnik vs Anand, 2007
Kramnik vs Carlsen, 2007
Ribli vs Karpov, 1980
J Xiong vs So, 2017
T Markowski vs Onischuk, 1999
G Meier vs Kramnik, 2013
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 page 1 of 168; games 1-25 of 4,181  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 1-0251937Stockholm OlympiadE06 Catalan, Closed, 5.Nf3
5. V Mikenas vs T 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. 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 1-0811940USA-chE06 Catalan, Closed, 5.Nf3
13. M Castillo vs Eliskases  ½-½531941Aguas de Sao PedroE06 Catalan, Closed, 5.Nf3
14. K Richter vs Bogoljubov 1-0281941MunichE06 Catalan, Closed, 5.Nf3
15. P F Schmidt vs K Junge  1-0411941GER-ch play-offE06 Catalan, Closed, 5.Nf3
16. Sajtar vs J Dobias  1-0461942ChocenE06 Catalan, Closed, 5.Nf3
17. Sajtar vs M Katetov  0-1461942ChocenE06 Catalan, Closed, 5.Nf3
18. H Rossetto vs 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. 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 Guimard  0-1611944Mar del PlataE06 Catalan, Closed, 5.Nf3
24. Petrosian vs M Shishov ½-½511945Tbilisi-chE06 Catalan, Closed, 5.Nf3
25. Alekhine vs Pomar Salamanca 1-0401945GijonE06 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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