Category Archives: Queens Gambit

Kramnik – Topalov, World Championship 2006 (1)

A tragedy for Topalov, blundering right before the second time-control in a stubbornly contested game. Out of a Bogo-Catalan, Topalov plays solidly and equalises. His 21… g5!? was inspired, tieing down the White pieces. After sacrificing a pawn, Topalov gets … Continue reading

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Ivanchuk – Topalov, Linares 2006

White: Vassily Ivanchuk (2729) Black: Veselin Topalov (2801) Opening Queens Gambit: Slav Tournament Linares 2006, Moerlia/Linares, Round 5 Date 24/02/2006 ECO Code D15 Result 0-1 1. d4 d5 2. c4 c6 3. Nf3 Nf6 4. Nc3 a6 5. cxd5 cxd5 … Continue reading

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Kamsky – Anand, Corus 2006

White: Gata Kamsky (2686) Black: Viswanathan Anand (2792) Opening Queens Gambit: Accepted Tournament Corus 2006, Wijk aan Zee, Round 6 Date 20/01/06 ECO Code D20 Result 1-0 1. d4 d5 2. c4 dxc4 3. e4 Nf6 4. e5 Nd5 5. … Continue reading

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van Wely – Topalov, Corus 2006

White: Loek van Wely (2647) Black: Veselin Topalov (2801) Opening Queens Gambit: Slav Tournament Corus 2006, Wijk aan Zee, Round 4 Date 17/01/2006 ECO Code D15 Result 0-1 1. d4 d5 2. c4 c6 3. Nf3 Nf6 4. Nc3 a6 … Continue reading

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