Opening Report

Database: all (3,702,090 games)
Report: 1.e4 c6 2.d4 d5 3.f3 (2432 games)
ECO: B12d [Caro-Kann: Maroczy (Fantasy) Variation]
Generated by Scid 3.1, 2006.04.20

BR BN BB BQ BK BB BN BR
BP BP :: BP BP BP BP
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WP WP WP :: :: WP WP
WR WN WB WQ WK WB WN WR

1. Statistics and History

1.1 Statistics

                   Games     1-0     =-=     0-1    Score
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 All report games   2432    1166     583     683    59.9%

 Both rated 2600+      7       4       2       1    71.4%
 Both rated 2500+     51      13      24      14    49.0%
 Both rated 2400+    130      44      50      36    53.0%
 Both rated 2300+    298     113     105      80    55.5%

 Since 1996.01.01   1451     677     339     435    58.3%
 Since 1998.01.01   1163     542     284     337    58.8%
 Since 2000.01.01    775     356     207     212    59.2%
 Since 2001.01.01    589     269     153     167    58.6%
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1.2 Oldest games

1: =-=(43) Maroczy -- Lee, London ENG 1899 [28]
2: =-=(44) Maroczy -- Lee, London ENG 1899.05.31 [28]
3: 1-0(51) Maroczy -- Cohn, London ENG 1899.06.28 [28]
4: 1-0(34) Levitsky -- Izbinsky, St Petersburg RUS 1905
5: 1-0(62) Leonhardt -- Kvicala, Prague CZE 1908

1.3 Newest games

1: 1-0(44) Heberla 2465 -- Jessel 2304, Instanbul TUR 2005.11.10 [28]
2: 0-1(32) Marson 1972 -- Di Lascio 1926, Venice ITA 2005.10.31
3: 1-0(35) Buecker 2349 -- Koller 2132, Bad Wiessee GER 2005.10.30
4: 0-1(38) Weisenburger 2164 -- Braun 2465, Bad Wiessee GER 2005.10.30
5: 0-1(41) Murey 2484 -- Villeneuve 2247, Le Touquet FRA 2005.10.26 [36]

1.4 Current popularity

Year               1800-99 1900-49 1950-69 1970-79 1980-89 1990-99 2000-09
Once every X games 4686 1336 2089 3260 1950 1439 1345
Frequency in all years: once every 1522 games
In the 10 years to today: once every 1317 games (up 16% from all years)
In the 5 years to today: once every 1333 games (up 14% from all years)
In the 1 year to today: once every 1214 games (up 25% from all years)

1.5 Most frequent players (White)

  1:  20  1989-2000  53%  2547  Mitkov, Nikola [11,12,13,41,48,51,77,81,...]
  2:  20  1997-2005  63%  2275  Richards, Heather [119,130]
  3:  16  1984-2004  59%  2541  Gallagher, Joseph G [5,12,17,26,55,65,93,95,...]
  4:  15  1984-1997  83%  2615  Hodgson, Julian M [28,36,46,59,64,67,105,106,...]
  5:  13  1992-2001  62%  2202  Kripp, Wolfgang
  6:  12  1984-2005  79%  2400  Buecker, Stefan [59,65,70,97,103,113]

1.6 Most frequent players (Black)

  1:  12  1984-2002  54%  2500  Arkell, Keith C [46,86,93,98,105,107,115,118,...]
  2:   9  1973-2005  67%  2395  Eperjesi, Laszlo [74,83,104,112]
  3:   8  1987-2005  50%  2440  Berg, Klaus [3,10,13,48,64,109]
  4:   6  1986-1995  33%  2550  Garcia Palermo, Carlos H [33,37,40,64]
  5:   6  1976-1998  58%  2500  Vadasz, Laszlo [4,39,67]
  6:   6  1999-2005  33%  2336  Hole, Oystein [126,131]

2. Ratings and Performance

2.1 Average ratings and performance

White rating: 2245 (1271 games); White performance: 2280 (55% vs 2244)
Black rating: 2244 (1173 games); Black performance: 2165 (39% vs 2245)

2.2 Games with highest average rating

1: 1-0(45) Morozevich 2732 -- Bareev 2714, Monte Carlo MNC 2004 [45]
2: 1-0(28) Morozevich 2732 -- Bologan 2665, Dagomys RUS 2004 [120]
3: 1-0(41) Morozevich 2732 -- Vallejo Pons 2663, Monte Carlo MNC 2004 [120]
4: 1-0(28) Adams 2716 -- Seirawan 2643, Bermuda BER 1999 [50]
5: 0-1(41) Adams 2716 -- Seirawan 2643, Bermuda BER 1999 [40]
6: 1-0(55) Smyslov -- Botvinnik, Moscow RUS 1958 [97]
7: =-=(12) McShane 2619 -- Dreev 2698, Esbjerg DEN 2003 [131]
8: =-=(49) Adams 2660 -- Leko 2625, Tilburg NED 1996 [63]

3. Result Trends

3.1 Result lengths and frequencies

                 Score      Game length             Frequency       
                          1-0    =-=    0-1    1-0     =-=     0-1  
 Report games    59.9%     34     36     37   47.9%   23.9%   28.0% 
 All games       54.1%     38     36     39   39.6%   29.0%   31.3% 

3.2 Shortest White wins

1: 1-0(10) Malaschitz -- Simecek, Czechoslovakia 1989
2: 1-0(10) Dibley 1870 -- Marez 2099, IECG email 2002
3: 1-0(10) Boll -- Geertsema, The Hague NED 1981
4: 1-0(10) Mathe 2400 -- Vincze, HUN 1994
5: 1-0(10) Eberle -- Nell, Nuerenberg GER 1987

3.3 Shortest Black wins

1: 0-1(11) Siffring 2195 -- Fahrbach 2270, LM.2000.0.00005 2000
2: 0-1(11) Luebke 2075 -- Brijs, WC.2001.P.00001 1999
3: 0-1(11) Stava 1424 -- Lahlum 1421, RÝros 2002
4: 0-1(12) Llaneza Vega 2130 -- Jimenez 2168, Liape email 2002
5: 0-1(12) Kulik -- Send 1900, GER 1998

4. Moves and Themes

4.1 Move orders reaching the report position

There were 8 move orders reaching this position:
1: 1.e4 c6 2.d4 d5 3.f3 (2386)
2: 1.d4 c6 2.e4 d5 3.f3 (18)
3: 1.d4 d5 2.e4 c6 3.f3 (15)
4: 1.e4 c6 2.f3 d5 3.d4 (4)
5: 1.e4 d5 2.d4 c6 3.f3 (3)
6: 1.e4 d5 2.f3 c6 3.d4 (3)
7: 1.d4 d5 2.f3 c6 3.e4 (2)
8: 1.f3 c6 2.e4 d5 3.d4 (1)

4.2 Moves from the report position

    Move   ECO       Frequency    Score  AvElo Perf AvYear
 1: e6     B12e     1001: 41.1%   55.2%  2251  2207  1993
 2: dxe4   B12f      773: 31.7%   66.7%  2156  2056  1993
 3: g6               404: 16.6%   57.9%  2281  2203  1995
 4: e5                91:  3.7%   52.1%  2238  2222  1995
 5: Nf6               79:  3.2%   67.0%  2213  2146  1993
 6: Nd7               51:  2.0%   63.7%  1890  1987  1993
 7: Qb6               11:  0.4%   50.0%              1997
 8: Na6                6:  0.2%   58.3%              2001
 9: f5                 5:  0.2%   80.0%              2001
10: h5                 2:  0.0%  100.0%              1999
11: b6                 2:  0.0%  100.0%              1996
12: Be6                2:  0.0%   75.0%              1985
13: a6                 2:  0.0%   25.0%              2002
14: Qc7                1:  0.0%  100.0%              1996
15: h6                 1:  0.0%  100.0%              1996
16: c5                 1:  0.0%   50.0%              2005
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TOTAL:              2432:100.0%   59.9%  2228  2155  1994

4.3 Positional Themes

Frequency of themes at move 10:
   Same-side castling:              9%    Isolated Queen Pawn:             2%
   Opposite castling:               7%    White Pawn on 5/6/7th rank:     36%
   Both Kings uncastled:           48%    Black Pawn on 2/3/4th rank:     18%
   Kingside pawn storm:             1%    Open c/d/e file:                27%
   Queens exchanged:                6%    Only one side has Bishop pair:  18%

4.4 Endgames

Material at the end of each game:
                   P     BN      R   R,BN      Q   Q,BN    Q,R Q,R,BN
 Report games     2%     8%     8%    26%     1%     2%     4%    49%
 All games        3%     9%     9%    25%     2%     4%     4%    44%

5. Theory Table

1.e4 c6 2.d4 d5 3.f3: +1166 =583 -683 (1457.5/2432: 60%)
345678910
1 f3
Nf61
e52
Nfd73
f44
e65
Nf3
c5
Nc36
Nc6
Be3
cxd4
Nxd4
Nxd4
Bxd4
Nb87
17: 65%
2 ...
e5
dxe58
Bc59
Nc310
Qb611
Na4
Qa5+
c3
Bxg112
Rxg113
dxe414
Bf415
Ne7
fxe416
OO17
23: 46%
3 ...
dxe4
fxe4
e518
Nf3
Bg419
Bc4
Nd720
OO21
Ngf622
c323
Bh524
Qe125
Bd6
Kh1
Qc726
20: 50%
4 ...
...
...
...
...
exd4
Bc427
Be728
OO29
Nf630
Ng5
OO
Nxf7
Rxf731
Bxf7+
Kxf732
36: 76%
5 ...
...
...
...
...
Be6
c333
Nd734
Bd335
Ngf636
OO37
Bd638
Ng5
Qe7
Nxe6
Qxe639
23: 59%
6 ...
...
...
...
...
...
...
Nf6
Bd340
Nbd7
OO41
Bd642
Kh143
OO44
Bg5
Qc745
16: 56%
7 ...
g6
c346
Bg747
Be348
e549
dxe5
Bxe5
Nd2
Nf650
Qc2
dxe451
OOO
Qc7
Nxe4
Nxe452
37: 55%
8 ...
...
Nc3
Bg753
Be354
e655
Qd2
b656
h457
Ba6
Bxa6
Nxa6
h5
Qd7
OOO
OOO58
20: 58%
9 ...
...
...
...
...
Qb6
Qd259
Qxb2
Rb1
Qa3
exd560
Nf661
dxc662
bxc6
Bc463
OO64
18: 56%
10 ...
...
...
...
...
dxe4
fxe4
Nf665
Nf366
OO67
h368
b569
Bd370
Nbd7
OO71
a672
34: 68%
11 ...
e6
e573
c5
f474
cxd4
Nf3
Nc6
Bd375
Bc5
a3
Bd7
b4
Bb6
OO
Nge776
18: 36%
12 ...
...
Be3
Nf677
e578
Nfd7
f479
c5
Nf380
Nc6
Nc3
a681
Be2
Qb6
Na4
Qa5+82
29: 38%
13 ...
...
...
dxe4
Nd283
exf384
Ngxf3
Nf6
Nc485
Nbd786
Bd387
c588
OO89
cxd4
Bxd4
Bc590
17: 59%
14 ...
...
Nc3
b691
Be392
Ba693
Bxa6
Nxa6
Qd394
Nc7
OOO95
Qc8
Nge2
Qa6
Nf4
Nf696
27: 59%
15 ...
...
...
Nf6
e597
Nfd7
Nce2
c598
c3
cxd499
cxd4
f6100
f4
fxe5
fxe5
Qh4+101
23: 65%
16 ...
...
...
...
...
...
f4
c5
Nf3102
Nc6
Be3103
cxd4104
Nxd4
Bc5105
Qd2
OO106
23: 59%
17 ...
...
...
Bb4
Bd2107
dxe4108
Nxe4
Be7109
c3110
Nd7
Bf4
Ndf6
Bd3
Nd5
Bd2
Qc7111
32: 42%
18 ...
...
...
...
Ne2
dxe4112
fxe4
Qh4+113
Ng3
Nf6
Qf3114
OO115
Bf4116
Nbd7
OOO
Re8117
26: 54%
19 ...
...
...
...
Bf4
Ne7118
Qd3119
Nd7120
OOO121
OO122
Nge2
b5123
h4
a6124
h5
Bb7125
27: 50%
20 ...
...
...
...
...
Nf6
Qd3126
b6127
Ne2128
Ba6129
Qe3
OO130
OOO
Nbd7131
h3132
Rc8133
34: 53%
Generated from the 500 highest-rated games.
  1. 3...Qb6 4.Nc3 dxe4 5.Bc4 e5 6.Qe2 Qxd4 7.fxe4 Bb4 8.Bd2 Nf6 9.Nf3 Qd6 10.a3 Bxc3 11.Bxc3 Bg4 0-1(60) Iordachescu 2633 -- Mchedlishvili 2518, Vlissingen NED 2004; 5.fxe4 e5 6.Nf3 exd4 7.Qxd4 Qxd4 8.Nxd4 Bc5 9.Nb3 Bd6 10.Bg5 Nd7 11.OOO Be5 0-1(29) Jackova 2331 -- Chiburdanidze 2502, Elista RUS 2004; 4...e5 5.Nge2 dxe4 6.Nxe4 Nf6 7.Nxf6+ gxf6 8.Qd3 Be6 9.b3 Na6 10.c3 OOO 11.Qe4 Rd5 1-0(31) Parkanyi 2350 -- Gelle, tt2 1997.
    3...Nd7 4.e5 Nh6 5.Bxh6 gxh6 6.f4 Bg7 7.e6 fxe6 8.Qh5+ Kf8 9.c3 Rg8 10.Bd3 Nb6 11.Bxh7 Rh8 1-0(18) Koltanowski -- Gallagher, San Francisco, CA USA 1951.

  2. 4.Nc3 e6 5.Bg5 Be7 6.Qd2 h6 7.Be3 Bb4 8.e5 Nfd7 9.a3 Qa5 10.Kf2 Be7 11.Rb1 c5 1-0(65) Fomina -- Chiburdanidze, Frunze KGZ 1975; 5.e5 Nfd7 6.f4 c5 7.Nf3 Nc6 8.Be3 a6 9.Qd2 b5 10.Bd3 b4 11.Nd1 Qb6 1-0(34) Bedarev 2302 -- Iljin 2364, Vladimir 2002; 4...dxe4 5.fxe4 e5 6.Nf3 exd4 7.Qxd4 Qxd4 8.Nxd4 Bc5 9.Nb3 Bb6 10.Bd3 Ng4 11.h3 Ne3 =-=(24) Sedlak 2519 -- Rogac 2308, Sombor SCG 2004; 7.Nxd4 Bg4 8.Qd3 Na6 9.Nxc6 Qc7 10.Qb5 bxc6 11.Qxa6 Bd6 1-0(20) Ozsvath 2350 -- Popov 2460, ? 1971.

  3. 4...Ng8 5.Bd3 c5 6.c3 Nc6 7.Ne2 Qb6 8.a3 e6 9.b4 cxd4 10.cxd4 Bd7 11.Bb2 Nh6 =-=(47) Westerinen 2355 -- Berg 2440, Skei 1994; 7.Be3 Qb6 8.Qd2 e6 9.f4 Bd7 10.Nf3 Rc8 11.dxc5 Bxc5 =-=(28) Samaritani -- Berg 2390, Farum 1993.

  4. 5.Bd3 c5 6.c3 Nc6 7.f4 e6 8.Ne2 Qb6 9.Bc2 Be7 10.b3 f6 11.Rf1 cxd4 0-1(26) Czegledi 2310 -- Vadasz 2380, HUN 1998; 7.Ne2 e6 8.Bc2 Nb6 9.OO Bd7 10.Kh1 cxd4 11.cxd4 Nb4 1-0(52) Matkowski -- Sydor, Lodz POL 1968.
    5.c3 c5 6.Na3 cxd4 7.cxd4 Nc6 8.Nc2 Nb6 9.Bd3 e6 10.Ne2 Nb4 11.Nxb4 Bxb4+ 1-0(56) Wahls 2605 -- Cvitan 2525, Solingen GER 1998.

  5. 5...c5 6.Nf3 Nc6 7.c3 cxd4 8.cxd4 Nb6 9.Nc3 Bg4 10.Be3 e6 11.Bd3 Be7 1-0(42) Gallagher 2325 -- Schiller, London ENG 1986; 7...e6 8.a3 a5 9.b3 Nb6 10.Be3 c4 11.Nbd2 cxb3 0-1(29) Moreno Tejera 2360 -- Perez Candelario 2442, Almendralejo 2003.

  6. 7.c4 dxc4 8.d5 exd5 9.Qxd5 Nb6 10.Qxd8+ Kxd8 11.Ng5 Ke8 =-=(48) Wehmeier 2410 -- Schischke 2330, GER 1996.

  7. 11.Bd3 Nc6 1-0(37) Geenen -- De Jong, London LB 1983.

  8. 4.Nc3 exd4 5.Qxd4 Nf6 6.Bg5 Be7 7.OOO OO 8.e5 Nfd7 9.Bxe7 Qxe7 10.f4 f6 11.Nf3 fxe5 0-1(53) Lutikov 2545 -- Bronstein 2585, Moscow RUS 1972.

  9. 4...Qb6 5.Bd3 dxe4 6.Bxe4 Qa5+ 7.Nc3 Qxe5 8.Nge2 Nf6 9.Bf4 Qa5 10.OO Be7 11.Qe1 OO =-=(25) Ivanov 2475 -- Galkin, St Petersburg RUS 1993.
    4...dxe4 5.Qxd8+ Kxd8 6.fxe4 Be6 7.Nf3 Nd7 8.Bf4 Ne7 9.Nbd2 Ng6 10.Bg3 Bb4 11.c3 Ba5 =-=(86) Hjorth -- Shaw 2355, Melbourne AUS 1982.

  10. 5.Bd3 dxe4 6.Bxe4 Qe7 7.f4 f6 8.Nc3 Nd7 9.Qh5+ Kf8 10.Nf3 Nh6 11.Bd2 Nf7 1-0(77) Smagin 2550 -- Berg 2385, Copenhagen DEN 1992; 5...Nd7 6.f4 dxe4 7.Bxe4 Nh6 8.Qe2 OO 9.Nf3 Re8 10.Nc3 Qb6 11.Rf1 Nf8 1-0(53) Sandkamp 2220 -- Meduna 2485, GER 1989; 5...Be6 6.Nc3 f6 7.exd5 cxd5 8.Qe2 Bd4 9.Nb5 fxe5 10.c3 Bb6 11.Qxe5 Qe7 =-=(22) Vasconcellos 2265 -- Anic 2415, Paris FRA 1993.
    5.Ne2 Nd7 6.Nec3 Nxe5 7.exd5 Qh4+ 8.g3 Qe7 9.Ne4 Nf6 10.Nbc3 Nxd5 11.Nxd5 Nxf3+ 0-1(42) Smagin 2550 -- Meduna 2500, Prague CZE 1992.

  11. 5...Ne7 6.exd5 cxd5 7.Bd3 Nbc6 8.f4 a6 9.a3 OO 10.Nf3 Re8 11.b4 Ba7 0-1(65) Comp Rebel 10 -- Comp MChess Pro 7.1, Debrecen HUN 1999; 7...OO 8.f4 Nbc6 9.Qh5 g6 10.Qh4 f6 11.Nf3 Nf5 =-=(22) Libiszewski 2369 -- Sulava 2516, Monaco MNC 2003; 6.Bd3 OO 7.f4 Na6 8.Qf3 Qb6 9.Nge2 Nb4 10.g4 Be6 11.Kf1 Nxd3 0-1(23) Mitkov 2470 -- Kallai 2490, France 1994; 6.f4 Bb4 7.Nf3 OO 8.Bd2 Bxc3 9.Bxc3 Qb6 10.Bd3 Na6 11.Qe2 Nc5 =-=(15) Mannion 2333 -- Gormally 2479, Scarborough ENG 2004.
    5...Be6 6.Nge2 Qb6 7.Nf4 Bf2+ 8.Ke2 Bd4 9.exd5 cxd5 10.Be3 Nc6 11.Bxd4 Nxd4+ 0-1(23) Czebe 2475 -- Szabolcsi 2390, Budapest HUN 1998.

  12. 7...Be7 8.exd5 cxd5 9.b4 Qc7 10.Bb5+ Bd7 11.Qxd5 Bxb5 =-=(42) Mitkov -- Barbero, Barcelona ESP 1992.
    7...Bf8 8.b4 Qc7 9.exd5 Qxe5+ 10.Qe2 Qxe2+ 11.Nxe2 Nf6 1-0(48) Gallagher 2485 -- Tukmakov 2570, Geneva SUI 1994.

  13. 8.b4 Qc7 9.Rxg1 Ne7 10.exd5 Qxe5+ 11.Kf2 OO 0-1(40) Mitkov 2505 -- Izeta Txabarri 2505, San Sebastian ESP 1993; 9...Qxe5 10.Qd4 Nd7 11.Qxe5+ Nxe5 =-=(48) Smagin 2520 -- Berg 2395, Copenhagen DEN 1993.

  14. 8...Ne7 9.b4 Qc7 10.Bf4 OO 11.Qd2 Nd7 =-=(34) Schrancz -- Pereyra Puebla, ICCF corr 1973.

  15. 9.f4 Nd7 10.b4 Qd8 11.Qd4 Ne7 0-1(31) Tirard 2365 -- Giffard 2400, Hamburg GER 1996.

  16. 10.b4 Qd5 11.Qe2 Ng6 1-0(26) Murey 2495 -- Kadimova 2325, Cappelle la Grande FRA 1996; 11.c4 Qxd1+ =-=(47) Peng Zhaoqin 2405 -- Schuurman 2266, Leeuwarden NED 2005.

  17. 11.b4 Qd8 =-=(21) Soylu 2416 -- Maki-Uuro 2390, Izmir TUR 2004; 1-0(50) Gallagher 2500 -- Anic 2415, Lyon FRA 1993.
    10...c5 11.Bc4 OO =-=(28) Santo Roman 2440 -- Hauchard 2490, Chambery 1994.

  18. 4...g6 5.Nf3 Bg7 6.Bc4 Nf6 7.Nc3 b5 8.Bd3 Bg4 9.Be3 OO 10.OO a6 11.Kh1 Qd7 0-1(29) Tengely -- Timar, Cseppko Kupa 1992.

  19. 5...Nf6 6.Bc4 exd4 7.Ng5 Be6 8.Bxe6 fxe6 9.OO e5 10.c3 Bc5 11.Kh1 Qe7 1-0(36) Obodchuk 2430 -- Volodin 2325, Decin CZE 1996.
    5...f6 6.Bc4 Ne7 7.c3 Qc7 8.dxe5 Ng6 9.exf6 gxf6 10.OO Bg4 11.Be3 Nd7 0-1(38) Drill -- Wolff 2520, Hessen 1991.

  20. 6...Qxd4 7.Bxf7+ Ke7 8.Qxd4 exd4 9.Bb3 Bxf3 10.gxf3 Nd7 11.c3 dxc3 1-0(45) Degraeve 2602 -- Bagheri 2390, Gent BEL 2001.
    6...Bxf3 7.Qxf3 Nf6 8.dxe5 Qa5+ 9.Nc3 Qxe5 10.Bf4 Qd4 11.e5 Qxc4 1-0(42) Virovlansky 2410 -- Polovnikova 2336, Nizhnij Novgorod 1999.
    6...Nf6 7.Bxf7+ Ke7 8.Bb3 Bxf3 9.Qxf3 Nbd7 10.c3 Ke8 11.OO Bd6 1-0(17) Schweber 2375 -- Foguelman, Buenos Aires ARG 1990.
    6...Bh5 7.OO Nf6 8.c3 Nbd7 9.Nbd2 b5 10.Bb3 Qb6 11.a4 Be7 1-0(41) Zaitsev 2425 -- Zhelesny 2260, Moscow RUS 1992.

  21. 7.c3 Bh5 8.OO Ngf6 9.Qb3 Qb6 10.Qxb6 axb6 11.Nbd2 Bd6 =-=(29) Podinic 2366 -- Vajda 2416, Bucharest ROM 2001; 9.Kh1 Qc7 10.Nbd2 OOO 11.Qb3 Re8 0-1(25) Mohd -- Nguyen Anh Dung 2480, Genting Highlands MAS 1995; 7...b5 8.Be2 Bd6 9.Be3 Ngf6 10.Nbd2 OO 11.Qc2 Re8 1-0(40) Mas 2375 -- Bagheri 2405, Rasht 1998.

  22. 7...f6 8.c3 Qb6 9.Nbd2 OOO 10.Kh1 Bd6 11.a4 a5 1-0(26) Fernandes 2390 -- Sequera 2330, Portugal 1986.

  23. 8.Bg5 Be7 9.c3 OO 10.Nbd2 Bxf3 11.Qxf3 exd4 0-1(30) Diez del Corral -- Sanz, Lugo 1957.
    8.Bxf7+ Kxf7 9.dxe5 Bxf3 10.Qxf3 Nxe5 11.Qb3+ Ke8 0-1(18) Wade -- Clarke, Southend 1957.
    8.dxe5 Qb6+ 9.Kh1 Nxe5 10.Bb3 Bc5 11.Qe2 OO 0-1(35) Ivanov 2336 -- Bets 2405, Novaya Ladoga 2001.
    8.Qe1 Qb6 9.Nbd2 Be7 10.Bb3 Bxf3 11.Nxf3 exd4 1-0(36) Ostrovskiy 2345 -- Bets 2360, Alushta UKR 2005.

  24. 8...Bd6 9.Qb3 OO 10.Qxb7 exd4 11.cxd4 Nb6 0-1(19) Peregudov 2470 -- Savon 2435, St Petersburg RUS 1994; 9.Be3 OO 10.Nbd2 b5 11.Bd3 Qc7 =-=(42) Trygstad 2248 -- Volzhin 2556, Bergen NOR 2000.
    8...b5 9.Bb3 Qb6 10.Kh1 Be7 11.Bxf7+ Kxf7 0-1(32) Ortega -- Foguelman, Varna BUL 1962.

  25. 9.Kh1 Bd6 10.Qe1 OO 11.Bg5 Qc7 1-0(52) Podinic 2367 -- Bets 2332, Bucharest ROM 2002.

  26. 11.Qh4 Bg6 0-1(59) Gallagher 2500 -- Brunner 2455, Switzerland 1993.

  27. 6.Qxd4 Qxd4 7.Nxd4 Nf6 8.Bd3 Bc5 9.Nb3 Bb6 10.h3 Be6 11.Bf4 Nbd7 1-0(42) Havasi -- Toth, HUN 1975; 7...g6 8.Bc4 Bg7 9.c3 Nd7 10.Bf4 Ne7 11.OO OO 1-0(40) Kunze -- Wimmer, Bayern-ch 1989.

  28. 6...Nf6 7.OO Be7 8.Ng5 OO 9.Nxf7 Rxf7 10.Bxf7+ Kxf7 11.e5 Kg8 1-0(25) Teichmann -- Mieses, Berlin GER 1910; 11...Nd7 1-0(53) Aturupane -- Santos 2365, Lucerne SUI 1982; 7...Bc5 8.Ng5 OO 9.Nxf7 Qe7 10.Nd6+ Be6 11.Nf5 Qf7 =-=(40) Ferreira 2373 -- Hernaez Fernandez 2409, Brazil CXEB 1999; 9.Bxf7+ Rxf7 10.Nxf7 Kxf7 11.e5 Nd7 1-0(13) Lieb -- Muender, Menden 1974; 7...Bg4 8.Bxf7+ Kxf7 9.Ne5+ Kg8 10.Nxg4 Nxg4 11.Qxg4 Qe8 1-0(47) Sanz Alonso 2440 -- Estremera Panos 2400, Salamanca ESP 1998; 7...Nbd7 8.Kh1 Be7 9.e5 Nd5 10.Qxd4 Nc5 11.Qf2 OO =-=(22) Strzelecki 2415 -- Dyballa 2260, Bydgoszcz POL 1990.
    6...Bb4+ 7.c3 dxc3 8.Bxf7+ Kxf7 9.Qxd8 cxb2+ 10.Ke2 bxa1Q 11.Ng5+ Kg6 1-0(14) Tartakower -- NN, Paris FRA 1932; 1-0(13) Tatai -- Mariotti, Reggio Emilia ITA 1967; 10...Be7 11.Ne5+ Kf6 1-0(12) Maiorov 2335 -- Gutov, Yalta UKR 1995; 1-0(12) Majorovas 2440 -- Gutov, It Open Yalta 1995; 8...Ke7 9.Qxd8+ Kxd8 10.Nxc3 Nf6 11.Bg5 h6 =-=(40) Xu Yuhua 2478 -- Tian Tian 2303, Xiapu CHN 2005; 9.Bg5+ Nf6 10.Qb3 cxb2+ 11.Qxb4+ Kxf7 0-1(36) Johansson 2318 -- Akesson 2437, Sweden 2002.
    6...Be6 7.Bxe6 fxe6 8.OO Nd7 9.Ng5 Qe7 10.Nf7 Qxf7 11.Rxf7 Kxf7 1-0(21) Hodgson 2545 -- Garcia, It Dos Hermanas 1989; 8...e5 9.Nxe5 Nf6 10.Nd3 Nbd7 11.e5 Nd5 1-0(14) Ivanov 2530 -- Rocabert Andreu, Manresa 1993; 8...Bc5 9.Ng5 d3+ 10.Kh1 dxc2 11.Qxc2 Nd7 1-0(21) Skripchenko-Lautier 2420 -- Tsiganova 2335, Elista RUS 1998; 8...Qe7 9.Ng5 Nh6 10.Qh5+ g6 11.Qh3 Kd7 =-=(54) Rodrigues 2133 -- Vescovi 2615, Serra Negra 2003; 8...c5 9.Ng5 Nh6 10.Qh5+ g6 11.Qh3 Qd7 1-0(30) Mathe -- Fabian, Budapest ch 1981.
    6...Qe7 7.OO Bg4 8.Qxd4 Qc5 9.c3 Qxd4+ 10.cxd4 Bxf3 11.gxf3 Nd7 =-=(44) Maroczy -- Lee, London ENG 1899; =-=(43) Maroczy -- Lee, London ENG 1899.
    6...Nd7 7.OO Ngf6 8.Bxf7+ Kxf7 9.e5 Bc5 10.exf6 Nxf6 11.Ne5+ Kg8 =-=(28) Van Blitterswijk -- Hoogendoorn, Hengelo NED 1992; 8.Bg5 Be7 9.c3 dxc3 10.Nxc3 OO 11.Qe2 b5 0-1(40) Benko -- Kanefsck, Buenos Aires GP-IX/1 1987.
    6...f6 7.OO Bg4 8.e5 Nd7 9.Qe1 Qe7 10.exf6 Ngxf6 11.Nxd4 OOO 1-0(51) Maroczy -- Cohn, London ENG 1899.
    6...Qa5+ 7.c3 Be7 8.e5 dxc3 9.Nxc3 Nd7 10.Bxf7+ Kxf7 11.e6+ Ke8 =-=(29) Fritzinger -- Seirawan, Lone Pine, CA USA 1976.
    6...Bc5 7.OO Nf6 8.Ng5 OO 9.Bxf7+ Kh8 10.e5 d3+ 11.Kh1 Ng4 0-1(49) Sauvetre -- Fister, France 1998.
    6...Qc7 7.OO Bg4 8.Qd3 Bh5 9.Ng5 Nh6 10.Bf4 Qd8 11.e5 b5 1-0(44) Heberla 2465 -- Jessel 2304, Instanbul TUR 2005.

  29. 7.e5 Qa5+ 8.c3 dxc3 9.Nxc3 Bg4 10.Qb3 Bxf3 11.Bxf7+ Kf8 1-0(16) Ozsvath -- Kovacs, Budapest HUN 1963.

  30. 7...f6 8.Nxd4 c5 9.Nb5 a6 10.Qxd8+ Kxd8 11.Rd1+ Nd7 1-0(53) Murey 2440 -- Kelecevic 2430, Zurich SUI 1991; 10.Qh5+ g6 11.Qd5 Qxd5 1-0(41) Adamski 2350 -- Bujupi 2325, Wroclaw POL 1980.
    7...Qa5 8.b4 Qxb4 9.Ne5 Qc5 10.Bxf7+ Kd8 11.Nd3 Qa5 1-0(27) Klip 2340 -- Knoppert 2375, NED 1993; 8...Qh5 9.Ng5 Qxd1 10.Rxd1 Nh6 11.Nf3 Bxb4 1-0(61) Tirard -- Bleunven 2250, Nantes FRA 1993.
    7...Qd6 8.Ng5 Nh6 9.Bxf7+ Kd8 10.Bb3 Bf6 11.Bf4 Qc5 1-0(12) Smagin 2545 -- Peregudov 2470, St Petersburg RUS 1994.

  31. 9...Qb6 10.Kh1 =-= Yilmaz 2390 -- Kacheishvili 2505, Baku AZE 1997.

  32. 11.e5 Nd7 1-0(50) Ni Hua 2603 -- Annaberdiev 2421, Hyderabad IND 2005; 11...Qd5 0-1(34) Wehmeier 2410 -- Cuadras Avellana 2295, Olot 1996.

  33. 6.Nc3 exd4 7.Qxd4 Nd7 8.Ng5 Nc5 9.Be3 Qxd4 10.Bxd4 h6 11.Nxe6 Nxe6 1-0(80) Jerez Perez 2250 -- Garcia Palermo 2475, Vendrell 1993; 8...Qf6 9.Nxe6 fxe6 10.Be3 Qxd4 11.Bxd4 e5 =-=(19) Bjerring 2310 -- Ostenstad 2410, Gausdal NOR 1990; 8.Bf4 Ngf6 9.OOO Bc5 10.Qd2 Qa5 11.e5 Ng4 =-=(19) Taulbut 2380 -- Chandler 2455, Hastings ENG 1981.
    6.Bg5 Be7 7.Bxe7 Qxe7 8.Nc3 Bg4 9.Bc4 Nd7 10.d5 Ngf6 11.h3 Bxf3 0-1(35) Murey 2430 -- Seirawan 2560, New York, NY USA 1985.
    6.Be3 exd4 7.Qxd4 Qxd4 8.Nxd4 Nd7 9.Nxe6 fxe6 10.Bc4 Bc5 11.Bxc5 Nxc5 =-=(40) De Eccher 2270 -- Garcia Palermo 2470, Forli 1989.

  34. 6...exd4 7.cxd4 h6 8.Nc3 Nf6 9.Bd3 Be7 10.OO Nbd7 11.Qe2 Qc7 1-0(19) Pascual Arevalo -- Uria, chT 1990; 1-0(19) Pascual Arevalo -- Uria, ESP 1990; 7...Nf6 8.Bd3 Bb4+ 9.Nc3 OO 10.OO h6 11.Bb1 Bc4 1-0(32) Klip -- Boersma, SMB-HSG 1989; 7...Bb4+ 8.Nc3 Nf6 9.Bd3 OO 10.OO Be7 11.Qe1 Nbd7 0-1(29) Schlenker -- Frolik, Tuebingen 1978.
    6...h6 7.Bd3 Nd7 8.OO Ngf6 9.Qe2 Be7 10.Kh1 Qc7 11.Be3 OO 0-1(40) Bellet 2205 -- Anic 2460, France 1996.

  35. 7.Ng5 exd4 8.cxd4 h6 9.Nf3 Bb4+ 10.Bd2 Bxd2+ 11.Qxd2 Ne7 =-=(27) Hendriks -- Monaville, ICCF corr 1994.

  36. 7...Bd6 8.Ng5 Qe7 9.OO Ngf6 10.Nxe6 Qxe6 11.Nd2 OO 0-1(41) Murey 2484 -- Villeneuve 2247, Le Touquet FRA 2005; 11...OOO 1-0(39) Monin 2410 -- Malyshev 2300, St Petersburg RUS 1997; 8.OO f6 9.Be3 Ne7 10.Nbd2 Bc7 11.Bc4 Bxc4 1-0(32) Jimenez Zerquera -- Hort, Moscow RUS 1963.
    7...h6 8.OO Qc7 9.Nbd2 OOO 10.Nc4 f6 11.Be3 Kb8 =-=(43) Hodgson -- Gil Capape, Ramsgate 1984; 8...Ngf6 9.Nbd2 Bd6 10.Nc4 Bc7 11.dxe5 Ng4 1-0(23) Gofshtein 2520 -- Fontaine 2365, Montpellier FRA 1998.
    7...Qc7 8.OO OOO 9.Be3 Ngf6 10.Kh1 Bd6 11.a4 Rhe8 =-=(15) Hoiberg 2295 -- Pedersen 2405, Aarhus DEN 1991; 8...Bd6 9.Be3 Ngf6 10.Kh1 OO 11.Nbd2 Rae8 0-1(60) Raudive 2265 -- Voloshin 2420, Pardubice CZE 1998.
    7...f6 8.Qe2 Bd6 9.OO Qe7 10.Nbd2 Nh6 11.Nc4 Nf7 =-=(50) Flueckiger -- Tisdall 2465, Bern SUI 1994.

  37. 8.Qe2 Bd6 9.Nbd2 OO 10.OO Qb6 11.Kh1 Rae8 1-0(28) Rahal 2300 -- Garcia Palermo 2475, Vendrell 1993.

  38. 8...Qc7 9.Ng5 OOO 10.Be3 Kb8 11.Nd2 Bg4 1-0(57) Pedersen Daniel Vesterbaek (D 2235 -- Christiansen 2560, Denmark 1994.

  39. 11.Qe2 OO =-=(21) Kahn 2400 -- Vadasz 2365, Budapest HUN 1995; 11...Nxe4 =-=(21) Kahn 2400 -- Vadasz 2365, Budapest HUN 1995.

  40. 7.Nxe5 Nxe4 8.Nf3 Be7 9.Bd3 Ng5 10.Nbd2 Nd7 11.OO OO 0-1(41) Adams 2716 -- Seirawan 2643, Bermuda BER 1999; 9...Nd6 10.OO Nd7 11.Bf4 Qb6 1-0(31) Geenen 2255 -- Garcia Palermo 2550, Brussels BEL 1986; 8...Bd6 9.Bd3 Nf6 10.OO h6 11.Nbd2 OO 1-0(27) Oren -- Mishnaevsky, Israel 1997.

  41. 8.Qe2 Bd6 9.Nbd2 Qe7 10.OO OOO 11.a3 Rhe8 =-=(18) Morgado 2500 -- Portilho 2400, ICCF corr 1987; =-=(18) Morgado 2500 -- Fraga Portilho 2400, CCOL11 prel 8792 1987.
    8.Nbd2 Bd6 9.Qe2 OO 10.OO Qb6 11.Kh1 Rae8 1-0(58) Mitkov 2490 -- Douven 2405, Groningen NED 1991.

  42. 8...h6 9.Qe2 Qc7 10.Nbd2 Bd6 11.Nc4 OO =-=(18) Tu Hoang Thong 2475 -- Antonio 2525, Singapore SIN 1997; 9.Kh1 Bd6 10.Qe2 Qe7 11.Nbd2 Bg4 0-1(45) Benko 2260 -- Slipak 2430, Buenos Aires ARG 1992; 9.b3 Qc7 10.Kh1 Be7 11.Nbd2 g5 0-1(39) Drori 2242 -- Szuhanek 2444, Jerusalem ISR 2005.
    8...Qc7 9.Ng5 Bd6 10.h3 OOO 11.Be3 h6 0-1(37) Peptan 2479 -- Chiburdanidze 2497, Bled SLO 2002.
    8...Qb6 9.Kh1 OOO 10.Nbd2 exd4 11.cxd4 c5 1-0(17) Watson 2505 -- Johansson, Gausdal NOR 1991.

  43. 9.Ng5 Nf8 10.Be3 Qe7 11.Nxe6 Nxe6 1-0(36) Smagin 2550 -- Summerscale 2335, Nimes 1991.
    9.h3 h6 10.Be3 Qe7 11.Nbd2 OO =-=(77) Starostits -- Hansen, Zagan POL 1995.

  44. 9...Qc7 10.Be3 c5 11.Nbd2 cxd4 =-=(50) Movsesian 2661 -- Stohl 2554, Graz AUT 2001.
    9...Qe7 10.Be3 Bc7 11.Nbd2 OO =-=(34) Zelkind -- Schiller, Americana Pan 1986.

  45. 11.Nbd2 Rae8 1-0(45) Morozevich 2732 -- Bareev 2714, Monte Carlo MNC 2004.

  46. 4.Be3 Bg7 5.Nc3 Nf6 6.h3 OO 7.Qd2 dxe4 8.fxe4 e5 9.d5 Qa5 10.OOO Rd8 11.Nf3 Nxe4 1-0(22) Zapolocki 2385 -- Kulikov, Kstovo RUS 1994; 5...Na6 6.Bxa6 bxa6 7.Qd2 Rb8 8.b3 Qa5 9.Nge2 dxe4 10.fxe4 Nf6 11.e5 Nd5 1-0(49) Hodgson 2450 -- Arkell 2345, Brighton ENG 1984; 5.Ne2 dxe4 6.fxe4 Nf6 7.Nbc3 Ng4 8.Bg1 e5 9.d5 OO 10.h3 Nf6 11.Qd2 b5 0-1(40) Conquest 2540 -- Delemarre 2405, Groningen NED 1997; 5.Nd2 Qb6 6.Ne2 a5 7.Rb1 Nf6 8.e5 Ng8 9.f4 h5 10.Nf3 Nh6 11.Nc3 h4 =-=(44) Parkanyi -- Lenart, Keszthely 1992; 5.Qd2 dxe4 6.fxe4 Nf6 7.Nc3 Ng4 8.OOO Nxe3 9.Qxe3 OO 10.Nf3 Qa5 11.Bc4 Qh5 1-0(24) Orev 2325 -- Kuzev, Elenite 1986; 4...Qb6 5.Qc1 dxe4 6.fxe4 Nf6 7.Nd2 Ng4 8.Nc4 Qd8 9.Nf3 Bg7 10.c3 Nxe3 11.Qxe3 Nd7 1-0(60) Maier 2351 -- Grigore 2508, Porto San Giorgio ITA 2000; 5.Bd3 Bg7 6.Ne2 dxe4 7.fxe4 Nf6 8.Nd2 OO 9.c3 Qd8 10.h3 e5 11.OO exd4 0-1(67) Nagy 2292 -- Bogdan 2435, Szombathely HUN 2003; 5.b3 dxe4 6.fxe4 Nf6 7.Qd3 Ng4 8.Nf3 Bg7 9.Bg1 OO 10.Nbd2 Qa5 11.h3 Nf6 0-1(37) Prochazka 2283 -- Mrugala 2398, IECG email 2000; 4...dxe4 5.fxe4 Nf6 6.Nc3 Ng4 7.Bf4 e5 8.dxe5 Qxd1+ 9.Nxd1 Bg7 10.Nf3 Nd7 11.e6 fxe6 =-=(44) Parkanyi -- Fradkin, Harkany 1990.
    4.e5 h5 5.c3 Bf5 6.Be3 e6 7.Nd2 Qb6 8.b4 Bh6 9.Bxh6 Nxh6 10.Be2 a5 11.a3 Nd7 =-=(41) Hector 2513 -- Palo 2525, Copenhagen/Malmoe 2005; 5...Nh6 6.Bd3 Bf5 7.Bxh6 Bxh6 8.Bxf5 gxf5 9.Qd3 e6 10.Ne2 Qb6 11.b3 c5 1-0(59) Klip -- Pieterse 2415, Dieren NED 1989; 5.Bd3 Nh6 6.Ne2 Bf5 7.Nf4 e6 8.Be2 Nd7 9.Be3 Qb6 10.Qc1 c5 11.c3 Bxb1 0-1(34) Hermann -- Heilemann, Voelklingen 1970; 5.Ne2 Nh6 6.Nf4 Bf5 7.Nc3 Bg7 8.Be2 Qc8 9.Be3 Be6 10.Bf2 Nf5 11.Qd2 Bh6 1-0(32) Fluvia Poyatos 2438 -- Kjartansson 2235, Barcelona ESP 2002; 4...Bg7 5.f4 Nh6 6.Nf3 OO 7.c3 Qb6 8.h3 f6 9.g4 fxe5 10.dxe5 Na6 11.Qe2 Nc7 1-0(42) Hodgson 2615 -- Adianto 2585, Biel SUI 1995; 4...Bh6 5.Bd3 Bf5 6.g4 Bxd3 7.Qxd3 Qa5+ 8.c3 Qa6 9.Qc2 c5 10.Be3 Nc6 11.Qd2 Bf8 0-1(54) Grabics 2330 -- Gonzalez Garcia 2420, Budapest HUN 1997.

  47. 4...h5 5.Bd3 Bh6 6.Bd2 dxe4 7.fxe4 e5 8.Nf3 Bg4 9.OO Bxd2 10.Nbxd2 Nd7 11.Nc4 Qe7 1-0(18) Vigfusson -- Solmundarson, It (open) 1988; 1-0(18) Thorhallsson 2415 -- Polugaevsky 2575, Reykjavik ISL 1988; 5.Be3 Bh6 6.Bxh6 Nxh6 7.Nd2 dxe4 8.fxe4 Bg4 9.Ngf3 Nd7 10.h3 Bxf3 11.Nxf3 e6 1-0(46) Lopez Silva -- Perez, Albacete ESP 1994.

  48. 5.e5 f6 6.f4 Nh6 7.Be2 OO 8.Nf3 Bg4 9.OO Nd7 10.Na3 Nf5 11.Nc2 fxe5 1-0(41) Murey 2472 -- Haik 2361, Metz FRA 2002; 7.Nf3 OO 8.Bd3 Qb6 9.Nbd2 c5 10.dxc5 Qxc5 11.Nb3 Qc7 0-1(33) Rewitz 2273 -- Berg 2420, Aarhus DEN 2005; 5...c5 6.f4 cxd4 7.cxd4 Nc6 8.Nc3 Nh6 9.Nf3 Bg4 10.Be3 Nf5 11.Bf2 e6 1-0(60) Madina 2395 -- Komljenovic 2425, Pamplona ESP 1998; 6.Bd3 Nc6 7.Be3 h5 8.Ne2 Nh6 9.OO c4 10.Bc2 Bf5 11.Bxh6 Bxh6 1-0(56) Levitsky -- Carls, Breslau GER 1912; 5...h5 6.Bg5 Qb6 7.Qb3 Bh6 8.h4 f6 9.Bxh6 Nxh6 10.exf6 exf6 11.Na3 Kf7 =-=(35) Schweber 2380 -- Giardelli 2430, Buenos Aires ARG 1989.
    5.Bd3 dxe4 6.fxe4 e5 7.Nf3 exd4 8.OO dxc3 9.Nxc3 Nf6 10.Kh1 OO 11.Bg5 Qb6 0-1(32) Cirabisi -- Skembris 2455, Geneva SUI 1989; 0-1(34) Cirabisi -- Skembris 2455, Genova ITA 1989; 7...Bg4 8.Qb3 Bxf3 9.gxf3 Nd7 10.Be3 Nc5 11.Qc4 Nxd3+ 0-1(36) Frankle -- Seirawan 2510, National Chess Le 1980; 5...e5 6.dxe5 dxe4 7.fxe4 Be6 8.Nf3 Nd7 9.Bf4 Qc7 10.Nbd2 =-= Ciocaltea 2460 -- Rukavina 2380, Vrnjacka Banja YUG 1972; 5...Nh6 6.Be3 dxe4 7.Bxe4 Nf5 8.Bxf5 Bxf5 9.Ne2 Nd7 10.OO OO 11.Ng3 Be6 0-1(35) Petrik 2255 -- Polak 2450, Slovakia 1997.
    5.Bf4 Qb6 6.Qb3 Be6 7.Qxb6 axb6 8.Nd2 Nd7 9.Bd3 OOO 10.Ne2 dxe4 11.fxe4 Bg4 0-1(32) Mitkov 2470 -- Azmaiparashvili 2625, Moscow RUS 1994; 5...Nd7 6.e5 f6 7.exf6 Ngxf6 8.Bd3 OO 9.Ne2 e5 10.Bg5 Qb6 11.Qb3 Nh5 0-1(39) Mitkov 2475 -- Hebert 2400, Cannes FRA 1995.
    5.Bg5 Qb6 6.Qb3 Nf6 7.e5 Nfd7 8.f4 Nf8 9.Bh4 Bf5 10.Bf2 Ne6 11.Ne2 h5 1-0(21) Appleberry 2355 -- Piankov 2395, Massy 1993.

  49. 5...dxe4 6.fxe4 Nf6 7.Nd2 Ng4 8.Bg5 h6 9.Bh4 Ne3 10.Qc1 OO 11.Ngf3 c5 =-=(45) Videki 2415 -- Polak 2487, Split CRO 2004; 8.Qf3 e5 9.Bc4 OO 10.Ne2 exd4 11.cxd4 c5 1-0(55) Radziewicz 2421 -- Lopez Martinez 2437, Budapest HUN 2002.
    5...Nf6 6.e5 Nfd7 7.f4 e6 8.Nf3 b6 9.Nbd2 c5 10.Be2 Nc6 11.OO h5 =-=(80) Lein 2465 -- Solmundarson 2270, Borgarnes 1985.

  50. 7...Ne7 8.Qc2 OO 9.OOO a5 10.h4 b5 11.h5 Nd7 1-0(28) Adams 2716 -- Seirawan 2643, Bermuda BER 1999.

  51. 8...Be6 9.Ne2 dxe4 10.Nd4 Qe7 11.Nxe6 Qxe6 =-=(20) Mitkov 2547 -- Dizdarevic 2520, Pula CRO 2000.

  52. 11.fxe4 Bg4 =-=(15) Ni Hua 2638 -- Burmakin 2552, Dubai (United Arab Emirates) 2005.

  53. 4...Nh6 5.Bf4 f6 6.exd5 cxd5 7.Nb5 Na6 8.Qd2 Nf7 9.c3 Bg7 10.Bd3 OO 11.Ne2 e5 =-=(24) Timman 2620 -- Lalic 2530, Moscow RUS 1994; 8.c3 Bg7 9.Qd2 Nf7 10.Bd3 OO 11.Ne2 e5 0-1(52) Giaccio 2460 -- Gomez Baillo 2440, Buenos Aires ARG 1998; 5.Be3 f6 6.Qd2 Nf7 7.h4 Na6 8.exd5 cxd5 9.Bb5+ Bd7 10.Bxa6 bxa6 11.Nxd5 Rb8 1-0(28) Giaccio 2460 -- Kutirov 2420, Elista RUS 1998.

  54. 5.Nge2 dxe4 6.fxe4 e5 7.d5 Qb6 8.a4 a5 9.Bg5 Nf6 10.dxc6 bxc6 11.Qd6 Nbd7 =-=(76) Fluvia Poyatos 2449 -- Cuadras Avellana 2370, Banyoles 2002.
    5.e5 f6 6.f4 Nh6 7.h4 Bg4 8.Be2 Qd7 9.h5 Na6 10.hxg6 Bxe2 11.Qxe2 hxg6 =-=(17) Trkulja 2325 -- Golubovic 2462, Neum BIH 2005.

  55. 5...Be6 6.Qd2 Nf6 7.e5 Nfd7 8.f4 h5 9.Bd3 Na6 10.Nf3 Nb4 11.Be2 Bf5 =-=(49) Gallagher 2515 -- Niermann 2320, Eupen BEL 1995; 7.Nge2 Na6 8.e5 Nd7 9.Nf4 Nc7 10.OOO Nb6 11.h4 Qd7 0-1(63) Klip 2345 -- Gelpke 2405, NED 1994; 6...Nd7 7.Nge2 Nb6 8.Nf4 Qd7 9.exd5 Bxd5 10.Ncxd5 Nxd5 11.Nxd5 Qxd5 0-1(28) Ocampo Vargas -- Sisniega 2410, Mexico City MEX 1988; 6.Nge2 Na6 7.Nf4 Nc7 8.Qd2 Nf6 9.OOO b5 10.exd5 Bxd5 11.h4 Ne6 1-0(30) Dutreeuw 2395 -- Niermann 2280, Gent 1997.
    5...h5 6.Qd2 Nh6 7.h3 e6 8.OOO Nd7 9.g4 Ng8 10.Bd3 Ne7 11.Nge2 b5 1-0(46) Sax 2610 -- Cramling 2480, Haninge SWE 1989; 8.g3 Nd7 9.OOO Nb6 10.Kb1 Bd7 11.Bd3 c5 1-0(46) Cioara 2385 -- Eriksson 2308, Stockholm SWE 2005.
    5...Qa5 6.exd5 cxd5 7.Qd2 Nc6 8.Nge2 e6 9.Nc1 Nge7 10.Nb3 Qd8 11.g4 h5 =-=(44) Arencibia 2560 -- Bass 2495, Leon ESP 1991.
    5...Na6 6.exd5 cxd5 7.Bb5+ Bd7 8.Bxa6 bxa6 9.Nxd5 Rb8 10.c4 Rxb2 11.Qc1 Rb7 0-1(41) Giaccio 2460 -- Soppe 2455, Villa Gisell 1998.
    5...b6 6.Qd2 Ba6 7.Nge2 e6 8.OOO Nd7 9.h4 h6 10.g4 Ne7 11.f4 Nf6 1-0(38) Heil 2370 -- Eising 2327, GER 2000.

  56. 6...Nd7 7.Nh3 Qa5 8.Nf2 h5 9.Be2 Ne7 10.OO Kf8 11.Rad1 Nf6 1-0(40) Shirazi 2470 -- Saidy 2410, New York, NY USA 1984; 7.OOO b5 8.exd5 exd5 9.Re1 Ne7 10.Bg5 f6 11.Bxb5 Bb7 0-1(35) Orr 2365 -- Jadoul 2400, Thessaloniki GRE 1988.
    6...h5 7.Nge2 Ne7 8.Nf4 Nd7 9.Be2 Nf6 10.OO b6 11.Nd3 Nd7 0-1(37) Rodriguez 2565 -- Antonio, Olympiad Salonika 1988.

  57. 7.OOO Ba6 8.Nge2 Nd7 9.Kb1 Qc7 10.g4 Ne7 11.h4 OOO 1-0(35) Pinski 2444 -- Jakupovic 2263, Erevan ARM 1999.
    7.exd5 exd5 8.OOO Nf6 9.h4 h5 10.Nge2 a5 11.Bg5 Ba6 1-0(19) Shirazi 2410 -- Michalet 2270, Paris FRA 1995.

  58. 11.Nge2 Ne7 1-0(29) Shulman 2523 -- Murshed 2470, Dhaka BAN 1999.

  59. 6.Na4 Qa5+ 7.c3 Nd7 8.b4 Qc7 9.e5 b5 10.Nc5 a5 11.Nxd7 Bxd7 =-=(60) Hodgson 2560 -- Anastasian 2575, Pula CRO 1997; 9.Qb3 dxe4 10.fxe4 Ngf6 11.Bd3 Ng4 0-1(38) Dutreeuw 2394 -- Fridman 2526, GER 1999; 8.exd5 Qxd5 9.Qb3 Qa5 10.Bc4 e6 11.Nc5 Nxc5 =-=(22) Buecker -- Wiemer, Dueren 1985.
    6.Rb1 dxe4 7.fxe4 e5 8.Nf3 Nd7 9.Bc4 exd4 10.Nxd4 Qb4 11.Be2 Ngf6 0-1(27) Balogh 2513 -- Dautov 2624, Budapest HUN 2004; 9...Ngf6 10.Qe2 Qc7 11.Bxf7+ Kxf7 1-0(18) Barczay 2450 -- Spiridonov 2470, ? 1980.
    6.exd5 Qxb2 7.Nge2 Nf6 8.dxc6 bxc6 9.Rb1 Qa3 10.Qd2 Ba6 11.Nc1 Bxf1 1-0(48) Tu Hoang Thong 2506 -- Ovezov 2358, Jodhpur IND 2003.

  60. 8.Bd3 e6 9.Nge2 Nd7 10.OO Ne7 11.Bh6 OO =-=(44) Hazai 2430 -- Spiridonov 2490, Agard 1976.

  61. 8...Qa5 9.dxc6 bxc6 10.Bc4 Nd7 11.Nge2 Nb6 1-0(47) Speelman 2555 -- Houska 2375, London ENG 2004.

  62. 9.Bc4 OO 10.Nge2 cxd5 11.Nxd5 Nxd5 0-1(29) Bauer 2612 -- Spassky 2551, Paris FRA 2001.
    9.Rb3 Qa5 10.dxc6 bxc6 11.Bc4 OO =-=(32) Adamski -- Plater, Warsaw POL 1964.

  63. 10.Bd3 Nbd7 11.Nge2 OO =-=(49) Adams 2660 -- Leko 2625, Tilburg NED 1996.

  64. 11.Nge2 Nbd7 =-=(86) Parkanyi 2350 -- Gonzalez Garcia 2475, Pecs 1997; 1-0(38) Hodgson 2540 -- Fuller 2340, Novi Sad YUG 1990; 1-0(39) Geenen 2495 -- Watson 2430, Brussels BEL 1986; 11...Ba6 =-=(28) Rowson 2305 -- Berg 2440, Richmond 1994.
    10...Nbd7 11.Nge2 Nb6 =-=(70) Vallejo Pons 2300 -- Garcia Palermo 2490, Santa Cruz 1995; 0-1(38) Vallejo Pons 2385 -- Alvarez 2405, Cienfuegos City CUB 1997.
    10...Ba6 11.Rb3 Qa5 1-0(36) Shabalov 2615 -- Magem Badals 2540, New York, NY USA 1998.

  65. 6...e5 7.dxe5 Qxd1+ 8.Rxd1 Nd7 9.Bg5 h6 10.Bh4 g5 11.e6 gxh4 =-=(23) Drill 2065 -- Kramnik 2775, Frankfurt GER 1996; 9.e6 fxe6 10.Nf3 Ne5 11.Nd4 Nh6 1-0(47) Pinski 2245 -- Sapis 2430, Jaroslawiec 1997; 8...Bg4 9.Nf3 Nd7 10.Kf2 Nxe5 11.Bd4 f6 =-=(19) Shchekachev 2512 -- Burmakin 2534, Schwarzach 1999; 9.Be2 Bxe2 10.Ncxe2 Bxe5 =-= Pinski -- Velicka 2415, Bojnice 1994; 7.d5 Nf6 8.h3 cxd5 9.exd5 OO 10.Qd2 Re8 11.g4 Nbd7 1-0(39) Turov 2531 -- Hermansson 2396, Budapest HUN 2003; 8.Nf3 cxd5 9.exd5 OO 10.Bc4 e4 11.Nd4 Nbd7 0-1(21) Szabo 2330 -- Slovineanu 2425, Eforie Nord 2000; 7.Nf3 exd4 8.Bxd4 Bxd4 9.Nxd4 Qh4+ 10.g3 Qe7 11.Qd2 Nd7 =-=(22) Lupulescu 2543 -- Barnaure 2378, Sozina SCG 2004.
    6...Qb6 7.Na4 Qa5+ 8.c3 Nf6 9.Bd3 e5 10.b4 Qc7 11.Nf3 Ng4 1-0(45) Neverov 2395 -- Nemeth 2425, Eger 1997; 8...e5 9.dxe5 Nd7 10.Nf3 Nxe5 11.Nxe5 Qxe5 0-1(35) Novikovas -- Kaunas 2295, Klaipeda 1990; 7.Rb1 e5 8.Nf3 exd4 9.Nxd4 Qc7 10.Bc4 Nf6 11.OO OO =-=(28) Buecker 2400 -- Tomaszewski 2410, Buende 1985; 7.Qd2 Nf6 8.Nf3 Qxb2 9.Rb1 Qa3 10.Bd3 Nbd7 11.OO OO 1-0(38) De Heer -- Hoogendoorn, Hengelo NED 1995.
    6...Nh6 7.Nf3 Ng4 8.Bg5 h6 9.Bh4 Ne3 10.Qd2 Nxf1 11.Rxf1 Be6 1-0(21) Gallagher -- Miles 2615, It (open) 1984.

  66. 7.h3 Qb6 8.Qd2 Qxb2 9.Rb1 Qa3 10.Bd3 OO 11.Nf3 Nbd7 1-0(46) Vegh 2385 -- Garcia Padron 2445, Seville ESP 1993; 1-0(46) Vega 2385 -- Garcia Padron 2445, Sevilla op 1993; 7...OO 8.Nf3 b5 9.Bd3 Nbd7 10.e5 Nd5 11.Nxd5 cxd5 1-0(37) Ivanov 2475 -- Ubach Miralda 2295, Sitges 1993.
    7.Be2 Qa5 8.Bf3 Nbd7 9.Ne2 e5 10.OO OO 11.h3 exd4 1-0(30) Toth -- Petro, HUN 1996; 8.Qd3 b5 9.b4 Qxb4 10.Bd2 Qc4 11.Qxc4 bxc4 =-=(42) Fiala -- Cech, Czechoslovakia 1992; 7...OO 8.e5 Nd5 9.Nxd5 cxd5 10.Qd2 Nc6 11.Nf3 Bf5 =-=(28) Dorin -- Tempone 2330, Pehuaj 1983.

  67. 7...Ng4 8.Bg5 h6 9.Bh4 Qb6 10.Qd2 Qxb2 11.Rb1 Qa3 1-0(17) Barczay 2450 -- Vadasz 2500, Budapest HUN 1980; 8...f6 9.Bf4 e5 10.dxe5 Qxd1+ 11.Rxd1 Nxe5 =-=(63) Ganguly 2583 -- Syed Anwar 2305, Dhaka BAN 2005; 8.Bf4 c5 9.Nd5 OO 10.h3 e6 11.Nc7 e5 1-0(61) Rodriguez 2415 -- Adianto 2490, Jakarta INA 1993; 8.Bg1 e5 9.d5 OO 10.Bc4 Qa5 11.Bb3 Na6 =-=(28) Dutreeuw 2402 -- Magem Badals 2482, Mondariz ESP 2000.
    7...Qb6 8.Qd2 OO 9.OOO Nbd7 10.e5 Nd5 11.Nxd5 cxd5 =-=(82) Hodgson 2480 -- Gruenfeld 2550, Tel Aviv ISR 1988; 8...Ng4 9.Bf4 Qxb2 10.Rb1 Qa3 11.h3 Nf6 1-0(28) Ochoa de Echaguen 2390 -- Sanchez Guirado 2330, Linares ESP 1991.
    7...Bg4 8.Bc4 OO 9.OO b5 10.Bd3 b4 11.Nb1 Nbd7 1-0(46) Lukez -- Kock, Liechtenstein 1988; 9.h3 Bxf3 10.Qxf3 e5 11.dxe5 Nfd7 1-0(29) Neelotpal 2406 -- Prakash 2439, Mumbai IND 2003.
    7...b5 8.Bd3 OO 9.h3 Bb7 10.Qd2 Na6 11.a3 Nc7 0-1(40) Hazai 2430 -- Vadasz 2465, Budapest HUN 1976.

  68. 8.Qd2 Ng4 9.Bg5 Qc7 10.OOO e5 11.d5 Nd7 =-=(66) Ardeleanu 2420 -- Cioara 2390, Eforie Nord 1998; 8...Qa5 9.h3 Nbd7 10.OOO b5 11.Bd3 b4 0-1(25) Bogle -- Conover, corr 1996.
    8.Bc4 Ng4 9.Bf4 Qb6 10.Rb1 Be6 11.Be2 Rd8 0-1(32) Haddad 2240 -- Zivanic, Menorca 1996.

  69. 8...Nbd7 9.Qd2 b5 10.a3 Bb7 11.e5 Ne8 =-=(22) Ochoa de Echaguen 2395 -- Bellon Lopez 2495, Las Palmas ESP 1991.

  70. 9.a3 a5 10.Bd3 Bb7 11.OO c5 1-0(41) Buecker 2300 -- Muse 2405, Bad Neuenahr GER 1987.

  71. 10.e5 Nd5 11.Nxd5 cxd5 1-0(33) Watson 2460 -- Conquest 2350, Hastings ENG 1985.

  72. 11.Qe1 Bb7 1-0(24) Ozsvath -- Haag, Budapest HUN 1967.

  73. 4.Bd3 dxe4 5.fxe4 Qxd4 6.Nf3 Qb6 7.a4 Bc5 8.a5 Qc7 9.Nbd2 Nd7 10.Nb3 Bd6 11.OO Ngf6 0-1(43) Ortega Ruiz -- Zaitsev, Berlin GER 1968; 0-1(43) Ortega -- Zaitsev, Berlin East 1968; 4...c5 5.c3 Nc6 6.Ne2 Qb6 7.Bc2 Nf6 8.OO cxd4 9.cxd4 e5 10.Nbc3 exd4 11.Na4 Qc7 1-0(66) Spielmann -- Nimzowitsch, San Sebastian ESP 1912; 6...b6 7.Be3 Nf6 8.Qc2 c4 9.exd5 cxd3 10.Qa4 Nxd5 11.Bd2 Bd7 0-1(28) Schneider -- Frank, Dortmund GER 1987; 4...Nf6 5.Be3 c5 6.c3 cxd4 7.cxd4 dxe4 8.fxe4 Nxe4 9.Nf3 Bb4+ 10.Nbd2 Nxd2 11.Nxd2 Bxd2+ 0-1(40) Tartakower -- Sultan Khan, Semmering AUT 1931.
    4.Nd2 c5 5.dxc5 Bxc5 6.Nb3 Bb6 7.exd5 exd5 8.Qe2+ Ne7 9.Be3 Nbc6 10.OOO OO 11.g4 Re8 1-0(50) Shirazi 2426 -- Bagheri 2506, Elancourt FRA 2004; 6...Bxg1 7.Rxg1 Qh4+ 8.g3 Qxh2 9.Be3 dxe4 10.Qd6 Ne7 11.OOO Nbc6 =-=(15) Abel 2430 -- Roeder 2355, Kecskemet HUN 1992; 4...dxe4 5.Nxe4 Nf6 6.Bg5 Nbd7 7.Qd2 Be7 8.Nxf6+ Bxf6 9.Bxf6 Qxf6 10.OOO OO 11.f4 c5 0-1(49) Jimenez Zerquera -- Barcza, Havana CUB 1963.
    4.g3 Nf6 5.Bg2 c5 6.c3 Nc6 7.Ne2 dxe4 8.fxe4 Qb6 9.d5 Ne5 10.b3 c4 11.bxc4 Bd7 0-1(73) Beni -- Flohr, Marianske Lazne 1956; 4...c5 5.c3 Nc6 6.Ne2 Qb6 7.Bg2 Be7 8.a3 dxe4 9.fxe4 Nf6 10.d5 Ne5 11.OO exd5 =-=(25) Prochazka 2273 -- Ivanov 2447, IECG email 2000.
    4.Ne2 Nf6 5.e5 Nfd7 6.c3 Be7 7.Nd2 c5 8.f4 Nc6 9.Nf3 OO 10.a3 f6 11.Ng3 fxe5 0-1(26) Stuart 2385 -- De Weert 2400, NED 2001.
    4.exd5 exd5 5.Bf4 Nf6 6.Bd3 Qb6 7.Qe2+ Be6 8.c3 c5 9.Bb5+ Nc6 10.Be3 Bd6 11.dxc5 Bxc5 =-=(41) Prahov -- Minev, Sofia BUL 1958.

  74. 5.c3 Qb6 6.f4 Bd7 7.Nf3 Bb5 8.Qb3 Bxf1 9.Qxb6 axb6 10.Rxf1 h5 11.Nbd2 Nh6 =-=(28) Kuznecov -- Mayer, Ottawa Canadian op 1980; 6...h5 7.Nf3 Nh6 8.Bd3 Bd7 9.OO Bb5 10.Bxb5+ Qxb5 11.Na3 Qd7 1-0(37) Nagy -- Lorincz, Budapest ch-HU II 1981; 5...Nc6 6.f4 Qb6 7.Nf3 Nh6 8.Bd3 Bd7 9.dxc5 Bxc5 10.Qe2 a5 11.h3 Nf5 0-1(29) Nagy -- Eperjesi 2350, Budapest ch 1981.

  75. 7.a3 Nh6 8.Bd3 Bc5 9.b4 Bb6 10.OO a5 11.b5 Ne7 1-0(35) Todorcevic -- Gereben, Monte Carlo MNC 1969.
    7.Nxd4 Nxd4 8.Qxd4 Nh6 9.b3 Nf5 10.Qd3 Bd7 11.a4 Rc8 0-1(25) Fiorito -- Grivainis, ICCF corr 1991.

  76. 11.Bb2 a6 =-=(44) Todorcevic -- Tatai, Monte Carlo MNC 1969.

  77. 4...Qb6 5.Nd2 Qxb2 6.Bd3 Qa3 7.Ne2 b6 8.OO Ba6 9.Nb3 Bxd3 10.Qxd3 Qa6 11.Qd2 Ba3 =-=(34) Mitkov 2483 -- Khenkin 2641, Bolzano ITA 1999; 0-1(31) Mitkov 2532 -- Dreev 2676, Neum BIH 2000; 7.Qe2 Nf6 8.Nb3 Bb4+ 9.Kf2 dxe4 10.fxe4 e5 11.h3 Bc3 0-1(35) Wall 2370 -- Lalic 2560, Kilkenny IRL 1998; 6...Nf6 7.Ne2 Qa3 8.Nb3 b6 9.OO Ba6 10.Bc1 Qe7 11.Ng3 Qb7 0-1(68) Gdanski 2540 -- Khenkin 2600, Koszalin POL 1998; 5...Nf6 6.e5 Nfd7 7.f4 c5 8.Ngf3 Nc6 9.dxc5 Bxc5 10.Bxc5 Nxc5 11.Rb1 OO 0-1(26) Kostic -- Milic, Novi Sad YUG 1945; 6.Nb3 dxe4 7.fxe4 Nxe4 8.Qf3 Nf6 9.OOO Bd6 10.Bd3 Nbd7 11.Ne2 Qc7 0-1(27) Griffith -- Pommerel, ICCF corr 1997; 6.Bd3 c5 7.c3 Nc6 8.dxc5 Bxc5 9.Bxc5 Qxc5 10.Qe2 e5 11.f4 Bg4 0-1(23) Schmidt 2403 -- Gebhardt, GER 2001; 5.Qc1 c5 6.c3 Nc6 7.Qd2 dxe4 8.fxe4 Nf6 9.dxc5 Bxc5 10.Bxc5 Qxc5 11.Bd3 Ne5 0-1(54) Hamberger -- Duer 2280, Austria 1995; 6.exd5 exd5 7.dxc5 Bxc5 8.Bxc5 Qxc5 9.Nc3 Nf6 10.Qd2 OO 11.OOO Be6 =-=(30) Skold -- Brinck-Claussen, Tel Aviv ISR 1964; 5.Bd3 Nf6 6.Ne2 c5 7.dxc5 Bxc5 8.Bxc5 Qxc5 9.Nbc3 dxe4 10.Nxe4 Nxe4 11.Bxe4 Nc6 =-=(16) Gipslis -- Ilivitsky, Sverdlovsk 1957.
    4...b6 5.Nd2 c5 6.c3 Qd7 7.Nh3 cxd4 8.Bxd4 Ne7 9.Nf4 Nbc6 10.Bb5 a6 11.exd5 axb5 0-1(32) Felgaer 2592 -- Dreev 2689, Tripoli LBA 2004; 5...Ba6 6.Bxa6 Nxa6 7.c3 Nc7 8.Ne2 Ne7 9.OO Ng6 10.e5 Be7 11.f4 f5 0-1(45) Turov 2543 -- Popov 2392, chessassistantclub.com INT 2004; 5.Ne2 Ba6 6.Qd2 Nd7 7.a3 Bd6 8.Nbc3 Ne7 9.e5 Bc7 10.g4 c5 11.f4 Nc6 1-0(30) Kurenkov 2455 -- Lastin 2590, Voronezh RUS 2005.
    4...f5 5.Nd2 Nf6 6.Nh3 dxe4 7.fxe4 fxe4 8.Ng5 Bd6 9.Ndxe4 Nxe4 10.Nxe4 Qh4+ 11.Nf2 OO 1-0(36) Averbakh -- Zita, Szczawno Zdroj 1950.
    4...Bd6 5.Nd2 Ne7 6.Bd3 Nd7 7.Nh3 c5 8.c3 Ng6 9.OO OO 10.e5 Bc7 11.f4 cxd4 =-=(26) Krits -- Jianu, Herculane 1994.

  78. 5.Nd2 c5 6.dxc5 Nc6 7.c3 e5 8.exd5 Nxd5 9.Bf2 Be6 10.Qa4 Be7 11.h4 OO 1-0(36) Conquest 2540 -- Pinkus 2185, Reykjavik ISL 1996; 1-0(36) Kruglikov 2540 -- Namgilov 2425, Lucerne SUI 1996; 5...Qb6 6.Bd3 c5 7.dxc5 Bxc5 8.Bxc5 Qxc5 9.Ne2 Nc6 10.c3 OO 11.exd5 Nxd5 0-1(25) Maiorov 2335 -- Shovunov, Briansk 1995; 5...dxe4 6.fxe4 e5 7.Ngf3 Ng4 8.Bg1 exd4 9.Bxd4 c5 10.Bg1 Nc6 11.h3 Nge5 =-=(51) Rechel 2365 -- Oms Pallise 2440, Groningen NED 1998.
    5.Nc3 Be7 6.e5 Nfd7 7.f4 c5 8.Nf3 Nc6 9.Bb5 Qb6 10.OO OO 11.Kh1 a6 0-1(29) Torre -- Fine, ? 1935; 5...b6 6.Qd2 Ba6 7.Nge2 Be7 8.e5 Nfd7 9.f4 OO 10.OOO f5 11.g4 fxg4 0-1(54) Adamski -- Balcerowski, Katowice POL 1961.
    5.Bd3 Qb6 6.Nc3 c5 7.Bb5+ Bd7 8.Bxd7+ Nbxd7 9.exd5 exd5 10.Nge2 c4 11.OO Bb4 =-=(55) Tartakower -- Kmoch, Giessen 1928.

  79. 6.c3 c5 7.Nd2 cxd4 8.cxd4 Qb6 9.f4 Qxb2 10.Rb1 Qc3 11.Rb3 Qc7 =-=(13) Yilmaz 2325 -- Orr 2375, Haifa ISR 1989; 7.f4 Nc6 8.a3 Be7 9.b4 cxd4 10.cxd4 g5 11.Nf3 gxf4 1-0(32) Yilmaz 2390 -- Grant 2275, Pula CRO 1997; 6...Qb6 7.Qd2 c5 8.f4 Qc6 9.Nf3 b6 10.Na3 Ba6 11.Bxa6 Nxa6 0-1(51) Yilmaz 2303 -- Aronian 2571, Batumi GEO 2002.
    6.Bd3 Qb6 7.f4 c5 8.Nf3 Nc6 9.OO c4 10.Be2 Qxb2 11.Nbd2 Nb6 0-1(41) Ma 2294 -- Lakdawala 2435, Costa Mesa 2002.

  80. 7.c3 Nc6 8.Nf3 cxd4 9.cxd4 Nb6 10.Nc3 Bd7 11.Bd3 Be7 =-=(30) Prosviriakov 2317 -- Markosian 2399, Moscow RUS 2002.

  81. 8...cxd4 9.Nxd4 Bc5 10.Qd2 a6 11.Be2 Nxd4 1-0(55) Mitkov 2509 -- Orr 2350, Batumi GEO 1999.

  82. 11.c3 cxd4 1-0(55) Mitkov 2509 -- Rausis 2496, Lisbon POR 1999.

  83. 5.Nc3 Bb4 6.fxe4 Qh4+ 7.Bf2 Qxe4+ 8.Be2 Bxc3+ 9.bxc3 Nf6 10.Qd2 Nbd7 11.Nf3 Nd5 0-1(48) Mozes 2300 -- Eperjesi 2365, HUN 2000.

  84. 5...Nf6 6.fxe4 e5 7.Ngf3 exd4 8.Bxd4 Bg4 9.Be3 Nbd7 10.Bc4 Bc5 11.Bxc5 Nxc5 0-1(39) Novikov 2370 -- Khenkin 2550, Koszalin POL 1997; 7...Ng4 8.Bg1 exd4 9.Bxd4 c5 10.Bg1 Nc6 11.Bb5 Bd7 =-=(45) Poliakov -- Galkin 2420, Krasnodar RUS 1996; 7.dxe5 Ng4 8.Qe2 Nxe5 9.Ngf3 Bg4 10.Qf2 =-= Spielmann -- Tartakower, Vienna AUT 1913; 6...Nbd7 7.Ngf3 c5 8.c3 Be7 9.Bd3 b6 10.OO OO 11.Nc4 cxd4 1-0(30) Pohl-Kuemmel -- Berry 2565, Winston-Salem,NC 1990.

  85. 7.Bc4 Qc7 8.OO Nbd7 9.Ng5 Nb6 10.Qf3 Bd6 11.h3 c5 =-=(53) Zelkind -- Kudrin 2550, Chicago, IL USA 1989.

  86. 7...Be7 8.Bd3 Nbd7 9.Nce5 c5 10.Qe2 Nd5 11.OO OO =-=(20) Gdanski 2530 -- Assmann 2346, Cappelle la Grande FRA 1999; 8...Na6 9.c3 Nc7 10.Nce5 Ncd5 11.Bd2 OO 1-0(38) Giaccio 2450 -- Ojeda, Buenos Aires ARG 1997; 8.Qd2 Nbd7 9.OOO Nd5 10.Bg5 f6 11.Bh4 N7b6 0-1(52) Westerinen 2355 -- Arkell 2500, Wrexham WLS 1994.
    7...Nd5 8.Bd2 Be7 9.Bd3 Bh4+ 10.g3 Bf6 11.Qe2 a5 1-0(23) Smyslov -- Gereben, Budapest HUN 1949.
    7...b6 8.Nce5 Be7 9.Bd3 OO 10.OO Nd5 11.Bxh7+ Kxh7 1-0(24) Mitkov 2490 -- Shevelev 2325, Groningen NED 1991.

  87. 8.Be2 c5 9.OO Be7 10.Qe1 OO 11.Rd1 Nd5 1-0(25) Franke -- Rausch, GER 1953.

  88. 8...Be7 9.Qd2 Nd5 10.Bg5 OO 11.OOO b5 1-0(44) Turov 2543 -- Galkin 2593, ChessAssistantClub INT 2004; 9.OO Nd5 10.Bd2 OO 11.Qe1 Bf6 1-0(31) Rowson 2345 -- Ledger 2410, Newcastle 1995.
    8...Nb6 9.Nce5 Nbd5 10.Bd2 h6 11.OO Be7 =-=(44) Van Blitterswijk -- Metz 2340, Biel SUI 1994.

  89. 9.Qe2 cxd4 10.Bxd4 Bc5 11.Bc3 OO =-=(19) Walther -- De Boer, corr BdF/W 1966.

  90. 11.c3 OO 0-1(37) Sanz Alonso 2406 -- Garcia Padron 2421, Lanzarote ESP 2003.

  91. 4...b5 5.a3 b4 6.axb4 Bxb4 7.Bd2 Nf6 8.e5 Nfd7 9.f4 c5 10.Nb5 Bxd2+ 11.Qxd2 OO =-=(58) Murey 2460 -- Fontaine 2360, Clichy FRA 1998; 9...OO 10.Nf3 c5 11.Bd3 g6 0-1(27) Claesen 2253 -- Fontaine 2449, Brussels BEL 2000; 7.Ra4 Bxc3+ 8.bxc3 dxe4 9.Qe2 exf3 10.Nxf3 Nd7 11.Qf2 Ngf6 1-0(21) Winckelmann -- Vogel, corr 1998; 5.Bf4 Nf6 6.Bd3 dxe4 7.fxe4 Qxd4 8.Nxb5 Qxb2 9.Nc7+ Kd8 10.Nxa8 Bb4+ 11.Kf1 e5 1-0(37) Gong Qianyun 2374 -- Xu Yuanyuan 2420, Beijing CHN 2005; 5.exd5 b4 6.dxe6 bxc3 7.exf7+ Kxf7 8.Bc4+ Be6 9.Bxe6+ Kxe6 10.bxc3 Bd6 11.Ne2 Nf6 0-1(28) Cornette 2329 -- Gorbatow 2448, Linares ESP 2003.
    4...Qb6 5.Nge2 Nf6 6.Qd3 Na6 7.a3 c5 8.e5 Nd7 9.f4 f5 10.g3 Be7 11.Bg2 OO 1-0(53) Smyslov -- Flohr, Moscow RUS 1949; 5.Qd3 Nf6 6.Nge2 Be7 7.b3 dxe4 8.Nxe4 Nbd7 9.Bb2 OO 10.OOO a5 11.N2c3 Qc7 =-=(36) Zhang Pengxiang 2560 -- Ushenina 2357, Cappelle la Grande FRA 2005; 5.a3 Nf6 6.e5 Nfd7 7.Nce2 c5 8.c3 Nc6 9.f4 c4 10.Nf3 Na5 11.Nd2 Qc7 =-=(21) Strzelecki 2415 -- Sapis 2380, Bielsko Biala 1990; 5.e5 c5 6.dxc5 Bxc5 7.Na4 Qa5+ 8.c3 Bxg1 9.b4 Qc7 10.Rxg1 Qxe5+ 11.Kf2 Nf6 0-1(40) Meessen 2307 -- Bagheri 2451, Geel BEL 2002.
    4...Nd7 5.Be3 Bb4 6.Ne2 dxe4 7.fxe4 e5 8.a3 Ba5 9.Ng3 Ngf6 10.Be2 OO 11.Qd2 Bb6 0-1(61) Shulman 2564 -- Karpov 2693, Kansas USA 2003; 8.Qd3 Ngf6 9.OOO OO 10.Ng3 Ng4 11.d5 Nc5 0-1(40) Sanchez 2453 -- Okhotnik 2453, Elancourt FRA 2004; 5.Bd3 Bd6 6.Nge2 Qc7 7.Be3 Nb6 8.Qd2 Bd7 9.a3 f6 10.f4 f5 11.e5 Be7 =-=(55) Belamaric -- Kodela, Portoroz SLO 1996.
    4...c5 5.exd5 exd5 6.dxc5 Nf6 7.Be3 Be7 8.Bb5+ Bd7 9.Qd3 OO 10.Nge2 Bc6 11.OO Re8 =-=(56) Smagin 2550 -- Danielsen 2405, Valby 1991; 6...Bxc5 7.Qxd5 Qe7+ 8.Qe4 Be6 9.Be3 Nc6 10.Bb5 Rc8 11.Nge2 a6 1-0(24) Pinski 2320 -- Tseitlin 2425, Budapest HUN 1996.
    4...dxe4 5.fxe4 Nf6 6.Nf3 Be7 7.Bd3 c5 8.d5 exd5 9.exd5 OO 10.OO a6 11.a4 b6 1-0(26) Schlenker -- Muller, Wuerttemberg 1979.
    4...Be7 5.Nge2 dxe4 6.fxe4 c5 7.d5 Nf6 8.Bf4 Qb6 9.d6 Bd8 10.e5 Nfd7 11.Qd3 Nc6 1-0(56) Carr 2290 -- Miles 2588, Great Britain 1988.

  92. 5.Bf4 Nf6 6.Nge2 Ba6 7.Qd2 Bb4 8.Qe3 OO 9.OOO Nbd7 10.h4 c5 11.e5 Ne8 1-0(64) Ni Hua 2583 -- Dreev 2690, Taiyuan CHN 2004; 5...Bd6 6.Nh3 Bxf4 7.Nxf4 Nf6 8.Qd2 dxe4 9.Nxe4 OO 10.OOO Ba6 11.g4 Bxf1 =-=(67) McShane 2568 -- Speelman 2583, Bremen GER 2003; 5...Bb4 6.a3 Bxc3+ 7.bxc3 Ba6 8.Bxa6 Nxa6 9.Qd3 Nb8 10.c4 Ne7 11.Ne2 OO 1-0(79) Hector 2518 -- Doettling 2532, Pulvermuehle GER 2004.
    5.Bd3 Ba6 6.Nge2 Nf6 7.Bg5 Be7 8.e5 Nfd7 9.Bxe7 Qxe7 10.f4 g6 11.OO Bxd3 1-0(45) Hasangatin 2400 -- Minko 2355, Moscow RUS 1996.
    5.e5 Ba6 6.Bxa6 Nxa6 7.f4 g6 8.Nf3 h5 9.Qe2 Nc7 10.Be3 Nh6 11.Bf2 Be7 1-0(55) Schweber 2420 -- Panzeri 2305, Buenos Aires ARG 1983.
    5.a3 Ba6 6.Bxa6 Nxa6 7.Qe2 Nc7 8.Bf4 Bd6 9.Nh3 dxe4 10.OOO exf3 11.Qxf3 Nd5 =-=(23) Dorin -- Panzeri 2305, Pehuaj 1983.

  93. 5...Nf6 6.e5 Nfd7 7.f4 g6 8.Nf3 h5 9.g3 c5 10.Qd2 Ba6 11.Bxa6 Nxa6 1-0(31) Lazic 2455 -- Davcevski 2290, Skopje MKD 1998.
    5...Bb4 6.Ne2 Ba6 7.Qd2 Nf6 8.a3 Bxc3 9.Nxc3 Bxf1 10.Rxf1 Nbd7 11.Bg5 h6 0-1(40) Gallagher 2340 -- Arkell 2340, Nottingham ENG 1987.

  94. 7.Qe2 Nc7 8.OOO Bb4 9.Nb1 Nf6 10.e5 Nd7 11.f4 Qc8 1-0(40) Lupulescu 2555 -- Patuzzo 2329, Instanbul TUR 2004.

  95. 8.Nge2 g6 9.OO Bg7 10.Nd1 Ne7 11.Nf2 OO 0-1(55) Gallagher 2541 -- Patuzzo 2329, Lausanne SUI 2004.

  96. 11.Qxa6 Nxa6 =-=(16) McShane 2619 -- Speelman 2589, Malmo SWE 2003.

  97. 5.Bg5 h6 6.Bh4 Qb6 7.a3 c5 8.Nge2 Nc6 9.dxc5 Bxc5 10.Na4 Qa5+ 11.Nec3 Be7 1-0(55) Smyslov -- Botvinnik, Moscow RUS 1958; 6...Be7 7.e5 Nfd7 8.Bxe7 Qxe7 9.f4 a6 10.Nf3 c5 11.dxc5 Qxc5 0-1(62) Wall -- Lalic 2345, Plymouth 1989; 6.Bxf6 gxf6 7.Qd3 Qa5 8.Ne2 b5 9.exd5 b4 10.Ne4 cxd5 11.Nxf6+ Ke7 =-=(39) Fries Nielsen -- Jelling, Aarhus DEN 1989; 5...Be7 6.e5 Nfd7 7.Bxe7 Qxe7 8.f4 b6 9.Nf3 Ba6 10.Qd2 Bxf1 11.Rxf1 b5 0-1(64) Zhang Pengxiang 2519 -- Megaranto 2439, Singapore SIN 2004; 6.Qd2 h6 7.Bf4 b5 8.e5 Nfd7 9.Bd3 b4 10.Nd1 c5 11.dxc5 Bxc5 1-0(36) Lima 2542 -- Pelikian 2407, Osasco BRA 2004; 6.Qd3 b6 7.Nge2 Ba6 8.Qd2 h6 9.Bh4 Nxe4 10.fxe4 Bxh4+ 11.g3 Bg5 =-=(17) Sanchez -- Carag 2350, Philippines 1997; 5...Qb6 6.a3 Nbd7 7.e5 Ng8 8.b4 Ne7 9.Na4 Qc7 10.Be3 a5 11.c3 b6 1-0(41) Adamski 2365 -- Steczkowski, Tarnow 1979; 6...c5 7.Be3 Bd7 8.e5 Ng8 9.Nge2 f6 10.f4 Nh6 11.exf6 gxf6 1-0(17) Lutikov 2520 -- Gavrilov, Soviet Union 1973.
    5.Be3 Qb6 6.Qd2 Bb4 7.e5 Nfd7 8.a3 Be7 9.b4 a5 10.b5 a4 11.Nh3 c5 0-1(41) Toth -- Harmatosi 2245, HUN 1996; 6.Bd3 c5 7.exd5 exd5 8.dxc5 Bxc5 9.Bxc5 Qxc5 10.Qe2+ Be6 11.Qf2 Nbd7 =-=(62) Buecker 2330 -- Prang 2350, GER 1995; 5...Qa5 6.a3 dxe4 7.b4 Bxb4 8.axb4 Qxb4 9.Qd2 Nd5 10.Nxd5 Qxd2+ 11.Bxd2 exd5 1-0(35) Tirard -- Asrian, Bratislava SVK 1993; 5...dxe4 6.fxe4 Bb4 7.Bd3 Nxe4 8.Ne2 Nf6 9.OO e5 10.Bg5 Be7 11.Qe1 Ng4 1-0(23) Ozsvath -- Barcza, Budapest HUN 1968; 5...Be7 6.Bd3 b6 7.Nge2 Ba6 8.OO OO 9.Kh1 c5 10.exd5 exd5 11.Nf4 c4 0-1(36) Krutikhin -- Bagirov, Novosibirsk RUS 1962.
    5.Bf4 b5 6.exd5 exd5 7.Bd3 Nh5 8.Qe2+ Be6 9.Be3 Bd6 10.g3 g6 11.f4 Qd7 1-0(40) Klip 2330 -- Peelen 2374, Hengelo NED 2000; 5...Bb4 6.Qd3 OO 7.a3 Be7 8.Nh3 b6 9.OOO b5 10.Nf2 a5 11.Qe3 b4 0-1(31) Stromberg -- Lyrberg, Stockholm SWE 1991.

  98. 6...b6 7.f4 Ba6 8.Nf3 c5 9.c3 Nc6 10.g4 cxd4 11.cxd4 Be7 1-0(30) Smagin 2540 -- Lalic 2345, Hastings ENG 1989; 1-0(30) Smagin 2540 -- Arkell 2450, Hastings ENG 1989.

  99. 7...Nc6 8.f4 b5 9.a3 cxd4 10.cxd4 b4 11.a4 Ba6 =-=(62) Smagin 2520 -- Jelling 2395, Copenhagen DEN 1993; 8...cxd4 9.cxd4 Bb4+ 10.Kf2 f6 11.g3 Nb6 1-0(42) Fernandes 2485 -- Dominguez 2325, Ponferrada 1997; 8.g3 Qb6 9.Bh3 cxd4 10.cxd4 Bb4+ 11.Kf1 OO 1-0(30) Adamski -- Kostro, Warsaw POL 1964.

  100. 8...Nc6 9.f4 Bb4+ 10.Bd2 Qa5 11.Nf3 Bxd2+ 1-0(62) Mathe 2375 -- Eiber, Nuerenberg GER 1987.

  101. 11.Ng3 Bb4+ =-=(64) Nataf 2559 -- Nielsen 2625, Istanbul TUR 2003; =-=(37) Nataf 2559 -- Nielsen 2625, Istanbul TUR 2003.

  102. 7.dxc5 Bxc5 8.Bd3 Nc6 9.Nf3 a6 10.a3 b5 11.b4 Be7 0-1(39) Luett -- Keitlinghaus 2400, Dortmund GER 1987.

  103. 8.Ne2 Qb6 9.g3 g5 10.Bh3 h5 11.fxg5 cxd4 0-1(33) Matthias 2389 -- Berg 2332, GER 2003; 9.c3 cxd4 10.Nexd4 Nc5 11.Qe2 Ne4 =-=(69) Buecker -- Sapis 2320, Czestochowa 1984.

  104. 8...a6 9.Qd2 cxd4 10.Nxd4 Nxd4 11.Bxd4 Bc5 1-0(73) Brodsky 2535 -- Hardicsay 2365, Oberwart AUT 1995; 10...Bc5 11.OOO OO =-= Geenen 2295 -- Dutreeuw 2380, Antwerp BEL 1995; 9...b5 10.g3 Qb6 11.Bg2 cxd4 0-1(48) Kristjansson 2444 -- Johannessen 2519, Izmir TUR 2004; 9...Be7 10.dxc5 Nxc5 11.Qf2 b6 1-0(89) Ochoa de Echaguen 2440 -- Zangrilli, France 1998; 9.a3 cxd4 10.Nxd4 Nxd4 11.Qxd4 Bc5 =-=(34) Murey 2460 -- Shamkovich 2435, Holon 1986; 9...b5 10.g3 Bb7 11.Bg2 Nb6 1-0(35) Murey 2450 -- Georghiou 2245, Clichy FRA 1998.
    8...Qb6 9.Na4 Qa5+ 10.c3 cxd4 11.b4 Nxb4 1-0(38) Podinic -- Asrian, Szombathely 1993; 1-0(34) Ozsvath -- Eperjesi, HUN 1973; 1-0(42) Gofshtein 2531 -- Mueller 2260, Baden-Baden GER 2001; 11...Qd8 1-0(30) Geenen -- Boensch 2575, It (open) 1988; 9.Qd2 c4 10.OOO Qa5 11.g4 Bb4 =-=(40) Bescos Cortes -- Hernandez, Aragon 1994; 9...Qxb2 10.Rb1 Qa3 11.Rb3 Qa5 0-1(34) De Eccher -- Burovic, op Bolzano 1991.
    8...Be7 9.Be2 Qb6 10.Na4 Qa5+ 11.c3 cxd4 =-=(52) Boll -- Koppens, The Hague NED 1981.
    8...g6 9.a3 a6 10.dxc5 Bxc5 11.Nd4 Bxd4 =-=(38) Fernandes -- Dominguez Sanz, Las Palmas ESP 1989.

  105. 9...Nxd4 10.Bxd4 Bc5 11.Bxc5 Nxc5 =-=(35) Hodgson 2480 -- Arkell 2425, London ENG 1988.
    9...Qb6 10.Qd2 Qxb2 11.Rb1 Qa3 =-=(33) Monin 2359 -- Gavrilov 2438, St Petersburg RUS 2001.

  106. 11.OOO a6 =-=(46) Sturua 2600 -- Izoria 2489, Batumi GEO 2001; 11...Nxd4 =-=(57) Socko 2551 -- Pantsulaia 2461, Rethymnon GRE 2003.
    10...a6 11.OOO Bxd4 1-0(30) Hodgson 2545 -- Iclicki 2255, London ENG 1989.
    10...Nxd4 11.Bxd4 Bxd4 =-=(22) Sobjerg 2320 -- Jelling 2400, Aarhus DEN 1992.

  107. 5.Qd3 b6 6.Ne2 Ba6 7.Qe3 Ne7 8.Bd2 Nd7 9.OOO OO 10.Kb1 c5 11.exd5 exd5 1-0(27) Tolnai 2441 -- Hoelzl 2373, Balatonlelle HUN 2004; 8...dxe4 9.fxe4 c5 10.d5 exd5 11.Nxd5 Bxd2+ 1-0(60) Tatlow 2342 -- Rawlings 2372, Scotland 2001; 8.a3 Bd6 9.Qg5 Ng6 10.Qxd8+ Kxd8 11.Be3 Nd7 1-0(39) Bronstein 2395 -- Liverios 2310, Lucerne SUI 1982; 7...Nf6 8.Bd2 Nbd7 9.OOO OO 10.Ng3 Bxf1 11.Rhxf1 b5 0-1(23) Cobb 2265 -- Arkell 2485, Hastings ENG 1995; 8...OO 9.OOO Re8 10.h4 c5 11.a3 cxd4 1-0(24) Smithers -- Hitselberger, EM/M ICCF email 1998; 6.Qe3 Nf6 7.e5 Nfd7 8.f4 c5 9.Nf3 Nc6 10.a3 cxd4 11.Nxd4 Nxd4 0-1(33) Dutreeuw 2400 -- Illescas Cordoba 2605, Elista RUS 1998; 5...Ne7 6.Ne2 Nd7 7.a3 Ba5 8.Bf4 OO 9.Bd6 Re8 10.b4 Bc7 11.Bxe7 Qxe7 0-1(31) Gonzalez Diaz 2216 -- Del Rio Angelis 2471, Cala Galdana ESP 1999; 0-1(31) Gonzalez 2490 -- Del Rio, chT Cala Galdana 1999; 5...Nf6 6.e5 Nfd7 7.a3 Be7 8.f4 c5 9.Nf3 Nc6 10.Be3 Qb6 11.Qb5 Qc7 =-=(34) Medvegy 2455 -- Galyas 2441, Budapest HUN 2004.
    5.Be3 dxe4 6.a3 Bxc3+ 7.bxc3 Qa5 8.Bd2 Nf6 9.c4 Qc7 10.fxe4 Nxe4 11.Bd3 Nxd2 0-1(36) Toth G./HUN 2375 -- Peluso/ITA 2545, IV EU ch.final 1995; =-=(37) Tartakower -- Flohr, Kemeri LAT 1937; 8.fxe4 Qxc3+ 9.Bd2 Qxd4 10.Bd3 e5 11.Nf3 Qc5 0-1(43) Gallagher 2405 -- Conquest 2395, Swansea WLS 1987; 7...Nd7 8.fxe4 Qh4+ 9.Kd2 Qxe4 10.Bd3 Qd5 11.Nf3 Ngf6 0-1(22) Klip 2340 -- Douven 2405, Groningen NED 1993; 6.fxe4 Qh4+ 7.Bf2 Qxe4+ 8.Ne2 Bxc3+ 9.bxc3 Nf6 10.Qd2 OO 11.OOO Qd5 0-1(67) Burovic 2375 -- Ostojic 2350, Cetinje 1991; 5...Bxc3+ 6.bxc3 dxe4 7.Qd2 Nf6 8.Bg5 Nbd7 9.Nh3 Qa5 10.Be2 h6 11.Be3 e5 =-=(33) Mohrlock -- Delander, Bad Aibling GER 1965.
    5.e5 c5 6.a3 Bxc3+ 7.bxc3 Ne7 8.f4 Qc7 9.Nf3 b6 10.Bb5+ Bd7 11.Bd3 Nbc6 =-=(66) Ovetchkin 2505 -- Zakharov 2430, Moscow RUS 1999; =-=(66) Ovetchkin 2505 -- Zakharevich 2532, Moscow RUS 1999; 7...Nc6 8.Be3 Qa5 9.Qd2 Nge7 10.g4 cxd4 11.cxd4 Qxd2+ 0-1(53) Rogulj 2437 -- Petrov 2419, Umag CRO 2000.
    5.g3 dxe4 6.fxe4 Nf6 7.Bg2 e5 8.d5 Bg4 9.Ne2 Nbd7 10.h3 Bh5 11.g4 Bg6 0-1(25) Saptarshi 2356 -- Abdulla 2422, Dhaka BAN 2004.
    5.Bd3 dxe4 6.Bxe4 f5 7.Bd3 Qxd4 8.Ne2 Qf6 9.Be3 Ne7 10.Qd2 OO 11.Bg5 Qf7 1-0(38) Velasquez Ojeda 2328 -- Michel 2378, Santiago CHI 2002.

  108. 5...Ne7 6.a3 Ba5 7.Bd3 Nd7 8.e5 Bb6 9.f4 Bxd4 10.Qg4 g6 11.Nf3 Bb6 1-0(48) Salinnikov 2484 -- Kharitonov 2562, Nizhnij Novgorod 1999; 6...Bxc3 7.Bxc3 b6 8.Ne2 OO 9.g3 c5 10.exd5 exd5 11.Bg2 Nf5 0-1(30) Mathe 2375 -- Groszpeter 2505, Kecskemet HUN 1987; 6.Qe2 OO 7.OOO b5 8.h4 a5 9.Nh3 Ba6 10.Qf2 Bd6 11.h5 Nd7 =-=(29) David 2530 -- Magem Badals 2557, 1998-9 French Team Ch FRA 1999.
    5...f5 6.Qe2 Qe7 7.OOO Nf6 8.exf5 exf5 9.Qxe7+ Kxe7 10.Re1+ Kf7 11.Nh3 h6 0-1(51) Christ -- Roepert 2460, Bargteheide 1989; 6.exf5 exf5 7.Qe2+ Ne7 8.OOO OO 9.f4 Nd7 10.Nf3 Nf6 11.Ne5 a5 1-0(52) Luett -- Schroeder, Dortmund GER 1987.
    5...b6 6.Bd3 Ne7 7.Nge2 OO 8.OO c5 9.exd5 exd5 10.Ng3 c4 11.Be2 Nf5 =-=(59) Hector 2528 -- Danielsen 2526, Reykjavik ISL 2001; 6.Nge2 Ba6 7.g3 Ne7 8.Bg2 c5 9.a3 Bxc3 10.Bxc3 OO 11.OO dxe4 0-1(46) Kamsky 2380 -- Dreev 2485, Borzhomi 1988.
    5...Nd7 6.Bd3 Ne7 7.f4 c5 8.e5 Nc6 9.Nb5 Bxd2+ 10.Qxd2 OO 11.Nf3 f6 1-0(31) Watson 2525 -- Stangl 2545, Porz GER 1998.
    5...Bxc3 6.Bxc3 dxe4 7.d5 Nf6 8.dxe6 Qxd1+ 9.Rxd1 Bxe6 10.Bxf6 gxf6 11.fxe4 Nd7 =-=(41) Brenke 2305 -- Groszpeter 2485, Lippstadt GER 1991.

  109. 6...Bxd2+ 7.Qxd2 Nf6 8.OOO OO 9.Bc4 b6 10.Nh3 Ba6 11.Bb3 Nbd7 1-0(33) Hodgson 2520 -- Berg 2350, Nstved 1987.

  110. 7.Qe2 Nf6 8.OOO OO 9.h4 Qxd4 10.Bc3 Qa4 11.Nxf6+ Bxf6 =-=(38) Bender -- Bauer, GER 1988.

  111. 11.Ne2 Ngf6 0-1(44) Bronstein 2415 -- Schweber 2425, Buenos Aires ARG 1981.

  112. 5...Ne7 6.a3 Ba5 7.Bg5 OO 8.Qd2 Nd7 9.Nc1 dxe4 10.b4 Bc7 11.Nxe4 a5 0-1(44) Morozevich 2590 -- Kharitonov 2535, Alushta UKR 1994; 7.g3 Nd7 8.Bg2 OO 9.OO Bc7 10.Kh1 b6 11.Be3 Ba6 0-1(43) Zelcic 2500 -- Mandekic 2235, Rijeka 2001; 6...Bd6 7.e5 Bc7 8.Be3 c5 9.f4 cxd4 10.Nxd4 a6 11.Bd3 Nbc6 1-0(54) Drazic 2474 -- Lanzani 2362, Milan ITA 2002; 6...Bxc3+ 7.Nxc3 OO 8.Bg5 Nd7 9.Be2 f6 10.Be3 e5 11.dxe5 Nxe5 1-0(37) Ivanov 2505 -- Menac Comas, Manresa 1993; 6.Be3 OO 7.a3 Ba5 8.e5 Bc7 9.f4 b6 10.Ng3 f6 11.exf6 Rxf6 =-=(24) Vallejo Pons 2630 -- Lalic 2528, Villarrobledo ESP 2001.
    5...Nf6 6.a3 Be7 7.Be3 b6 8.Qd2 Ba6 9.OOO OO 10.Kb1 Bc4 11.g4 b5 =-=(13) Groszpeter 2540 -- Prusikin 2340, Kecskemet HUN 1997; 7.e5 Nfd7 8.f4 c5 9.Be3 Nc6 10.Qd2 a6 11.dxc5 Nxc5 1-0(62) Hodgson 2560 -- Gilbert 2150, Ebbw Vale 1997; 6.Bg5 h6 7.Bxf6 Qxf6 8.e5 Qe7 9.a3 Ba5 10.f4 Bd7 11.Qd3 Bd8 0-1(32) Mitkov 2500 -- Glavina Rossi 2425, Bourgas BUL 1998.
    5...Nd7 6.a3 Ba5 7.Be3 Ne7 8.Ng3 OO 9.f4 dxe4 10.Nxe4 Nd5 11.Bd2 Bb6 =-=(19) Kekelidze 2477 -- Galkin 2569, Batumi GEO 2002.
    5...c5 6.a3 Bxc3+ 7.Nxc3 cxd4 8.Qxd4 Nf6 9.Bg5 Nc6 10.Bb5 dxe4 11.Qxd8+ Kxd8 1-0(35) Mohrlock -- Bachmann, Bad Pyrmont GER 1963.
    5...b6 6.a3 Be7 7.g3 h5 8.h3 h4 9.g4 Bb7 10.Nf4 Na6 11.Be3 Nc7 1-0(34) Knezevic 2380 -- Eperjesi 2395, Budapest HUN 1996.

  113. 6...e5 7.a3 Ba5 8.Be3 Nf6 9.Qd3 Nbd7 10.OOO OO 11.d5 Ng4 1-0(62) Smagin 2520 -- Brunner 2455, Dortmund GER 1993; 9...OO 10.OOO Ng4 11.Bg1 exd4 =-=(22) Taulbut -- Wells 2305, Torquay ENG 1982; 8.Qd3 Bg4 9.Qg3 exd4 10.Qxg4 dxc3 11.Nxc3 Nf6 =-=(54) Buecker 2300 -- Sehner 2365, Bad Neuenahr GER 1987; 7...Bxc3+ 8.bxc3 Nf6 9.Ng3 Qa5 10.Bd2 Bg4 11.Be2 Bxe2 1-0(36) Fluvia Poyatos 2403 -- Conquest 2529, Barcelona ESP 2000; 7.Be3 Qh4+ 8.Ng3 Nf6 9.Qd3 Bxc3+ 10.bxc3 Be6 11.OOO OO =-=(26) Frankle -- Silman 2340, Oakland 1980.
    6...c5 7.a3 Ba5 8.dxc5 Qh4+ 9.Ng3 Nf6 10.Qf3 Nc6 11.Bb5 OO 0-1(44) Dancevski 2335 -- Brandics 2355, Kecskemet HUN 1991.

  114. 8.e5 Ne4 9.Qd3 Nxg3 10.Qxg3 Qxg3+ 11.hxg3 c5 =-=(20) Boschma -- Pommerel, NED 2000; 9.Qh5 Qxh5 10.Nxh5 Nxc3 11.a3 Ba5 =-=(54) Kristensen 2455 -- Johannessen 2310, Gausdal NOR 1995; 8...Nd5 9.Qd3 c5 10.dxc5 Nc6 11.a3 Bxc3+ 1-0(33) Albano 2430 -- Dunham 2310, corr 2000.

  115. 8...c5 9.a3 Bxc3+ 10.bxc3 Nc6 11.Be3 OO 0-1(27) Mas 2456 -- Liang Chong 2556, Beijing CHN 2001.
    8...Nbd7 9.a3 Ba5 10.Bd2 e5 11.d5 cxd5 =-=(22) Dubinsky 2320 -- Galkin 2565, Moscow RUS 1998.
    8...e5 9.Be3 Bg4 10.Qf2 Be6 11.Be2 Nxe4 0-1(51) Houska 2251 -- Arkell 2462, London ENG 1999.

  116. 9.Qf4 Qxf4 10.Bxf4 Nbd7 11.Be2 Re8 =-=(27) Smagin 2545 -- Baumhus 2360, Eupen BEL 1994.

  117. 11.e5 Bxc3 =-=(13) Sax 2560 -- Chandler 2455, Vrsac YUG 1981; =-=(13) Sznapik 2450 -- Jansa 2460, 11. It Vrnjacka Banja 1981.

  118. 5...b6 6.Ne2 Ba6 7.Qd2 Nf6 8.Qe3 OO 9.Bg5 Be7 10.OOO Ng4 11.fxg4 Bxg5 1-0(44) Cioara 2385 -- Engqvist 2355, Stockholm SWE 2005; 7...Ne7 8.a3 Bd6 9.OOO Ng6 10.Bxd6 Qxd6 11.h4 Nd7 1-0(30) Zeidler 2277 -- Arkell 2463, Swansea WLS 2002.
    5...Qa5 6.Ne2 Nf6 7.a3 Be7 8.Ng3 h5 9.Bd3 h4 10.Ne2 Nbd7 11.e5 Nh5 1-0(23) Gallagher 2485 -- Preziuso, Ticino 1994.

  119. 6.Ne2 OO 7.a3 Ba5 8.Qd3 Nd7 9.OOO b5 10.h4 b4 11.axb4 Bxb4 0-1(30) Beshukov 2507 -- Adianto 2573, Biel SUI 2003; 9.Bd6 Bc7 10.Bxc7 Qxc7 11.OOO b5 =-=(43) Murey 2560 -- Kharitonov 2520, Moscow RUS 1989; 8.Qd2 Nd7 9.h4 b5 10.Nc1 c5 11.dxc5 d4 0-1(30) Richards 2236 -- Nataf 2561, Stockholm SWE 2003; 7.Qd2 Nd7 8.a3 Ba5 9.Bg5 f6 10.Be3 e5 11.b4 Bb6 0-1(27) Lie 2284 -- Ledger 2441, Bergen NOR 2000; 6...dxe4 7.fxe4 Ng6 8.Bg3 e5 9.dxe5 Qe7 10.a3 Ba5 11.Nd4 OO =-=(49) Zhang Pengxiang 2519 -- Khenkin 2587, Hoogeveen NED 2004; 6...Ng6 7.Bg3 dxe4 8.fxe4 e5 9.Qd3 Bg4 10.a3 Ba5 11.dxe5 Nd7 =-=(22) Mitkov 2505 -- Magem Badals 2510, San Sebastian ESP 1993; 6...Nd7 7.a3 Ba5 8.Nc1 c5 9.dxc5 Bxc3+ 10.bxc3 dxe4 11.fxe4 1-0 Oren -- Delfs, ICCF Email 1998.
    6.Qd2 OO 7.Nge2 Nd7 8.a3 Ba5 9.e5 c5 10.dxc5 Bc7 11.Nd4 Bxe5 =-=(29) Gallagher 2515 -- Khenkin 2530, Geneva SUI 1995; 9.g3 c5 10.exd5 cxd4 11.dxe6 dxc3 0-1(37) Watson 2505 -- Sigfusson 2310, Reykjavik ISL 1989; 8.Ng3 dxe4 9.fxe4 e5 10.dxe5 Qa5 11.Bd3 Nxe5 0-1(33) Ionica 2271 -- Kharitonov 2461, Sozina SCG 2004; 7.a3 Ba5 8.Be3 Nd7 9.e5 c5 10.f4 cxd4 11.Bxd4 Nc6 0-1(28) Zivkovic 2412 -- Dizdarevic 2521, Neum BIH 2005; 6...Ng6 7.Bg3 dxe4 8.fxe4 e5 9.dxe5 Qa5 10.Nf3 OO 11.Rd1 Bg4 0-1(34) Mkrtchian 2416 -- Zimina 2358, Istanbul TUR 2003.
    6.a3 Bxc3+ 7.bxc3 OO 8.Bd3 Ng6 9.Be3 f5 10.e5 c5 11.f4 c4 =-=(51) Haugen 2508 -- Mercadal Benejam 2541, ICCF corr 1999; 9.Bg3 f5 10.exf5 exf5 11.Ne2 Nd7 =-=(66) Mas 2400 -- Antonio 2540, Yangon MYA 1998; 6...Ba5 7.Ne2 OO 8.Qd2 Nd7 9.Bg3 b5 10.Nc1 Bb6 11.b4 a5 =-=(17) Minasian 2581 -- Asrian 2604, Erevan ARM 2001.

  120. 6...b6 7.Ne2 a5 8.OOO Ba6 9.Qe3 Nd7 10.h4 OO 11.a3 Bxc3 1-0(41) Morozevich 2732 -- Vallejo Pons 2663, Monte Carlo MNC 2004; 8.a3 Ba6 9.Qe3 Bd6 10.Ng3 Bxf1 11.Rxf1 Bxf4 0-1(35) Geenen 2330 -- Arlandi 2470, Athens GRE 1997; 7...Ba6 8.Qe3 OO 9.OOO c5 10.a3 Bxc3 11.Qxc3 Bxe2 1-0(28) Morozevich 2732 -- Bologan 2665, Dagomys RUS 2004; 0-1(46) Nataf 2559 -- Motylev 2634, Istanbul TUR 2003.

  121. 7.Ne2 dxe4 8.fxe4 e5 9.dxe5 Ng6 10.e6 fxe6 11.Bd6 Nde5 =-=(24) Grafl 2408 -- Flumbort 2481, Budapest HUN 2004.

  122. 7...Qa5 8.Nge2 dxe4 9.Nxe4 Nd5 10.Nd6+ Ke7 11.Nc4 Qxa2 =-=(27) Balogh 2513 -- Flumbort 2493, Budapest HUN 2004.

  123. 8...Nb6 9.a3 Bd6 10.e5 Bc7 11.Bg5 Nd7 1-0(36) McShane 2592 -- Minasian 2555, Istanbul TUR 2003.

  124. 9...Bb7 10.h5 a6 11.h6 g6 1-0(37) Postny 2497 -- Kaganskiy 2315, Tel Aviv ISR 2002.

  125. 11.h6 g6 1-0(31) Gofshtein 2519 -- Kaganskiy 2332, Tel Aviv ISR 2002.

  126. 6.Bxb8 Rxb8 7.e5 Nh5 8.g3 c5 9.a3 Ba5 10.dxc5 OO 11.b4 Bc7 0-1(45) Boll -- Konings, Den Bosch 1989.
    6.e5 Nfd7 7.Qd3 b6 8.Ne2 Ba6 9.Qe3 OO 10.OOO c5 11.h4 Qc7 0-1(36) Collins 2387 -- Hole 2332, Gausdal NOR 2004.
    6.Bd3 dxe4 7.Bxe4 Nd5 8.Bd2 b6 9.a3 Bd6 10.Nge2 Ba6 11.f4 Nd7 0-1(13) Krupnov 2343 -- Sitnikov 2322, Tula RUS 2002.

  127. 6...OO 7.Ne2 c5 8.OOO c4 9.Qe3 Nc6 10.h4 Qa5 11.h5 b5 1-0(30) Odeev 2479 -- Adianto 2598, Calcutta IND 2001; 8...cxd4 9.Nxd4 Nbd7 10.Ndb5 e5 11.Bg5 d4 =-=(42) Murey 2505 -- Hodgson 2520, Seville ESP 1987; 7...b6 8.OOO a5 9.g4 a4 10.g5 Nfd7 11.h4 a3 =-=(13) Wong 2311 -- Megaranto 2437, Ho Chi Minh City VIE 2003.
    6...Qa5 7.Bd2 b6 8.Qe3 dxe4 9.fxe4 e5 10.Nf3 exd4 11.Qxd4 Qc5 =-=(42) Gofshtein 2498 -- Bruk 2406, Israel 2002.
    6...c5 7.a3 Qa5 8.Bxb8 Rxb8 9.e5 Nd7 10.Rb1 Bxc3+ 11.Qxc3 Qb6 0-1(44) Vallejo Pons 2385 -- Garcia Padron 2440, Ponferrada 1997.
    6...Bxc3+ 7.bxc3 b6 8.Ne2 Ba6 9.Qe3 OO 10.Ng3 Bxf1 11.Rxf1 c5 0-1(60) Osborne 2239 -- Arkell 2462, Coulsden ENG 1999.

  128. 7.OOO Ba6 8.Qe3 Bxf1 9.Rxf1 OO 10.e5 Nfd7 11.Bg5 Be7 =-=(22) Hodgson 2525 -- Orr 2365, London ENG 1988.
    7.Bxb8 Rxb8 8.e5 Ng8 9.f4 c5 10.Nf3 Ne7 11.a3 Bxc3+ =-=(49) Videki 2375 -- Prusikin 2340, Kecskemet HUN 1997.

  129. 7...OO 8.OOO c5 9.a3 c4 10.Qe3 Be7 11.g4 Bb7 1-0(39) Polgar 2678 -- Asrian 2582, Ohrid MKD 2001.

  130. 8...Nbd7 9.e5 Ng8 10.Bg5 Be7 11.Bxe7 Nxe7 =-=(15) Ochoa de Echaguen 2395 -- Izeta Txabarri 2380, Euskadi 1991; 10.a3 Be7 11.g4 Bh4+ 1-0(34) Gallagher 2500 -- Dunn 2230, London ENG 1993; 9.OOO Bc4 10.e5 Ng8 11.g4 b5 1-0(34) Hanley 2359 -- Kallio 2474, Gausdal NOR 2003; 9...OO 10.h4 c5 11.e5 Ne8 1-0(37) Sanchez 2307 -- Laketic 2444, Genova ITA 2002; 9.a3 Be7 10.OOO Bc4 11.Ng3 Bxf1 =-=(67) Richards 2252 -- Kasparov 2457, Gausdal NOR 2002; 9.Bg5 h6 10.Bf4 Nh5 11.a3 Be7 0-1(60) Richards 2209 -- Arkell 2463, St Helier JCI 2002.
    8...Bxc3+ 9.Nxc3 Bxf1 10.Rxf1 OO 11.OOO Ne8 0-1(39) Gallagher 2510 -- Groszpeter 2495, Lenk SUI 1992; 10...Qd7 11.OOO OO 1-0(35) Gallagher 2485 -- Kelecevic 2455, Bad Ragaz SUI 1994.

  131. 9...Be7 10.g4 c5 11.exd5 Nxd5 =-=(12) McShane 2619 -- Dreev 2698, Esbjerg DEN 2003; 11...exd5 =-=(48) Djurhuus 2461 -- Hole 2336, Sandnes NOR 2005; 10...b5 11.Ng3 b4 0-1(26) Wall 2280 -- Hodgson 2540, Eastbourne 1990; 10.Kb1 b5 11.Nc1 b4 =-=(26) Gallagher 2485 -- Kumaran 2465, Hastings ENG 1994.
    9...c5 10.a3 cxd4 11.Nxd4 Bxc3 =-=(26) Kingso 2430 -- Pacchiarini 2395, ICCF corr 1997; 1-0(13) Conquest 2495 -- Ravi 2340, Madras IND 1994; 10.Bg5 cxd4 11.Qxd4 Nc6 1-0(13) Oren -- Schmidt, ICCF Email 1998.
    9...b5 10.Kb1 Be7 11.Nc1 b4 1-0(38) Mitkov 2490 -- Lokotar, Groningen NED 1991.
    9...Re8 10.h4 c5 11.Bg5 cxd4 1-0(42) Djurhuus 2483 -- Hole 2300, Molde NOR 2004.

  132. 10.a3 Be7 11.g4 Bxe2 1-0(36) Gofshtein 2485 -- Izeta Txabarri 2445, Benasque ESP 1992.
    10.g3 Rc8 11.Bh3 Bxe2 0-1(49) Zeidler 2345 -- Ledger 2410, 4NCL 1996.
    10.Kb1 Qc8 11.a3 Be7 =-=(55) Mitkov 2370 -- Ostojic 2350, Cetinje 1991.

  133. 11.a3 Bxc3 1-0(27) Murey 2560 -- Saidy 2405, New York, NY USA 1989; 11...Be7 0-1(29) Bauer -- Nickel, FRG jub40 fin4 corr9092 1990.