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Monday, April 19, 2010

Chess facts about Anand and Topalov:their openings

Using Chessbase 10 and their database Megadatabase 2010 I have been able to find the following facts about the openings each player uses in their games. I hope you find this information useful.

Anand
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Vishy Anand wins or draws 71% of the games he plays with the White pieces! (1417 games in my database)
And he wins or draws  58% of the games he plays with the Black pieces. (1296 games in my database)

Anand has scored  48/87 possible points in his games against Topalov in their chess careers.

His Opening Repetoire with White and Black:
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 the percentage figure you see indicates that Anand wins or draws this percentage of games in that opening, for example Anand wins or draws 68% of the games he plays in which he opens with 1.e4 c5 2.Nf3 d6 3.d4 cxd4 4.Nxd4 Nf6

 Repertoire - White

1.e4 c5 2.Nf3 d6 3.d4 cxd4 4.Nxd4 Nf6 68%, 2783 203 Games
1.e4 c5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.d4 cxd4 4.Nxd4 Nf6 62%, 2745 64 Games
1.e4 c5 2.Nf3 e6 3.d4 cxd4 4.Nxd4 74%, 2761 89 Games
1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.Bb5 a6 4.Ba4 Nf6 69%, 2785 200 Games
1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nf6 3.Nxe5 d6 4.Nf3 Nxe4 68%, 2831 60 Games
1.e4 e6 2.d4 d5 3.Nc3 75%, 2795 103 Games
1.e4 c6 2.d4 d5 71%, 2774 78 Games
1.d4 Nf6 2.c4 75%, 2724 82 Games
1.Nf3 80%, 2725 70 Games

Repertoire - Black


1.d4 Nf6 2.c4 e6 3.Nf3 b6 4.g3 Ba6 41%, 2696 60 Games
1.d4 Nf6 2.c4 e6 3.Nc3 Bb4 45%, 2726 64 Games
1.d4 d5 2.c4 c6 3.Nf3 Nf6 4.Nc3 41%, 2684 69 Games
1.d4 d5 2.c4 dxc4 42%, 2643 66 Games
1.e4 c5 2.Nf3 d6 3.d4 cxd4 4.Nxd4 Nf6 39%, 2664 121 Games
1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.Bb5 a6 4.Ba4 Nf6 39%, 2666 89 Games
1.e4 c6 2.d4 d5 49%, 2762 64 Games
1.Nf3 Nf6 2.c4 41%, 2628 54 Games

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Topalov

Topalov  wins or draws 68% of the games he has played with the white pieces in his career (728 games)
He wins or draws 56% of the games he plays with the black pieces in his chess career (673 games)

His Opening Repertoire with White and Black
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Repertoire - White


1.e4 c5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.d4 cxd4 4.Nxd4 Nf6 63%, 2751 27 Games
1.e4 c5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.d4 cxd4 4.Nxd4 e6 65%, 2770 23 Games
1.e4 c5 2.Nf3 d6 3.d4 cxd4 4.Nxd4 Nf6 72%, 2839 38 Games
1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.Bb5 a6 4.Ba4 Nf6 66%, 2796 54 Games
1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nf6 3.Nxe5 d6 4.Nf3 Nxe4 52%, 2716 26 Games
1.e4 e6 2.d4 d5 3.Nc3 72%, 2828 27 Games
1.e4 c6 2.d4 d5 62%, 2760 29 Games
1.d4 Nf6 2.c4 e6 3.Nf3 b6 4.g3 Ba6 63%, 2753 27 Games
1.d4 Nf6 2.c4 e6 3.Nf3 d5 4.Nc3 Be7 58%, 2664 24 Games
1.d4 Nf6 2.c4 e6 3.Nf3 d5 4.Nc3 c6 66%, 2800 22 Games
1.d4 Nf6 2.c4 e6 3.Nc3 Bb4 63%, 2763 24 Games
1.d4 Nf6 2.c4 g6 3.Nc3 Bg7 4.e4 d6 71%, 2702 34 Games
1.d4 Nf6 2.Nf3 d5 3.c4 c6 67%, 2810 45 Games
1.d4 d5 2.c4 e6 3.Nc3 82%, 2682 19 Games
1.Nf3 Nf6 2.c4 c5 74%, 2812 19 Games
1.Nf3 Nf6 2.c4 e6 3.Nc3 80%, 2864 15 Games
1.c4 69%, 2684 44 Games



Repertoire - Black


1.e4 c5 2.Nf3 d6 3.d4 cxd4 4.Nxd4 Nf6 42%, 2653 83 Games
1.e4 c5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.d4 cxd4 4.Nxd4 56%, 2777 17 Games
1.e4 c5 2.Nf3 e6 3.d4 cxd4 4.Nxd4 46%, 2727 14 Games
1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.Bb5 a6 4.Ba4 Nf6 55%, 2712 19 Games
1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.Bb5 Nf6 4.0-0 57%, 2826 14 Games
1.e4 e6 2.d4 d5 45%, 2514 33 Games
1.e4 c6 2.d4 d5 43%, 2725 14 Games
1.d4 Nf6 2.c4 e6 3.Nf3 d5 4.Nc3 Be7 29%, 2574 17 Games
1.d4 Nf6 2.c4 e6 3.Nf3 c5 36%, 2610 22 Games
1.d4 Nf6 2.c4 e6 3.Nc3 Bb4 42%, 2680 24 Games
1.d4 Nf6 2.c4 g6 3.Nc3 Bg7 4.e4 d6 48%, 2655 31 Games
1.d4 Nf6 2.c4 c5 3.d5 b5 41%, 2597 17 Games
1.d4 Nf6 2.Nf3 d5 3.c4 c6 46%, 2740 14 Games
1.d4 Nf6 2.Nf3 g6 50%, 2705 14 Games
1.d4 d5 2.c4 c6 50%, 2715 17 Games
1.d4 f5 54%, 2518 14 Games
1.Nf3 Nf6 2.c4 34%, 2531 28 Games
1.Nf3 c5 2.c4 g6 56%, 2766 16 Games
1.c4 44%, 2581 31 Games

Source:Chessbase 10 and Chessbase Megadatabase 2010

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