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Catalan, Closed (E07)
1 d4 Nf6 2 c4 e6 3 g3 d5 4 Bg2 Be7 5 Nf3 O-O 6 O-O Nbd7

Number of games in database: 532
Years covered: 1922 to 2022
Overall record:
   White wins 42.5%
   Black wins 22.6%
   Draws 35.0%

Popularity graph, by decade

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With the White Pieces With the Black Pieces
Oleg Romanishin  17 games
Evgeny Gleizerov  15 games
Bent Larsen  6 games
Ivan Farago  9 games
Boris Spassky  6 games
Bogdan Sliwa  6 games
NOTABLE GAMES [what is this?]
White Wins Black Wins
Larsen vs A Matanovic, 1965
Korchnoi vs Petrosian, 1975
Botvinnik vs Lasker, 1936
Korchnoi vs Levenfish, 1953
Psakhis vs I Miladinovic, 1994
D Byrne vs Bisguier, 1966
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 page 1 of 22; games 1-25 of 532  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. C Carls vs O Antze  ½-½46192222nd DSB KongressE07 Catalan, Closed
2. Y Rokhlin vs P Romanovsky  0-1311925LeningradE07 Catalan, Closed
3. K Helling vs H Steiner  1-01021930Berlin GERE07 Catalan, Closed
4. P Robitsek vs A Becker  ½-½481932Trebitsch MemorialE07 Catalan, Closed
5. Bogoljubov vs Maroczy  ½-½351933ScheveningenE07 Catalan, Closed
6. Bogoljubov vs Stoltz  0-1531935GER-SWEE07 Catalan, Closed
7. Ragozin vs A Budo  1-0411936Leningrad-chE07 Catalan, Closed
8. Ragozin vs Levenfish  ½-½301936Leningrad-chE07 Catalan, Closed
9. Botvinnik vs Lasker 1-0211936MoscowE07 Catalan, Closed
10. Menchik vs Pirc  0-1311936PodebradyE07 Catalan, Closed
11. Botvinnik vs T H Tylor 1-0361936NottinghamE07 Catalan, Closed
12. M Yudovich Sr. vs V Makogonov  ½-½261937URS-ch10E07 Catalan, Closed
13. M Yudovich Sr. vs Levenfish  ½-½301937URS-ch10E07 Catalan, Closed
14. Keres vs A Dunkelblum  1-0551937Stockholm OlympiadE07 Catalan, Closed
15. K Weinstock vs H Adam  0-1551937Trebitsch Memorial 1937/38E07 Catalan, Closed
16. I Mazel vs D Grechkin 1-0331938Trade Unions ChampionshipE07 Catalan, Closed
17. D Grechkin vs Sokolsky  0-1221938Trade Unions ChampionshipE07 Catalan, Closed
18. D Grechkin vs S Gotthilf  ½-½261938Trade Unions ChampionshipE07 Catalan, Closed
19. B Levitas vs Panov  ½-½551938Trade Unions ChampionshipE07 Catalan, Closed
20. S Rubinstein vs W Weil  0-1571938Trebitsch Memorial 1937/38E07 Catalan, Closed
21. Lisitsin vs I Rabinovich  ½-½38193811th USSR Championship SemifinalE07 Catalan, Closed
22. Keres vs Bogoljubov  ½-½411938NoordwijkE07 Catalan, Closed
23. Golombek vs T H Tylor  1-0351939Hastings 1938/39E07 Catalan, Closed
24. Koblents vs Bogoljubov 0-1241939KemeriE07 Catalan, Closed
25. Kan vs Kotov  0-1541939USSR ChampionshipE07 Catalan, Closed
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