[Event "World Championship"]
[Site "Elista"]
[Date "2006.10.12"]
[Round "12"]
[White "Kramnik, Vladimir"]
[Black "Topalov, Veselin"]
[Result "1/2-1/2"]
[ECO "D12"]
[WhiteElo "2743"]
[BlackElo "2813"]
[PlyCount "94"]
[EventDate "2006.09.23"]
[EventRounds "12"]
[EventCountry "RUS"]
[Source "ChessBase"]
[SourceDate "2013.11.20"]

1. d4 d5 2. c4 c6 3. Nf3 Nf6 4. e3 Bf5 5. Nc3 e6 6. Nh4 Bg6 7. Nxg6 hxg6 8. g3
Nbd7 9. Bd2 Bb4 10. Qb3 Bxc3 11. Bxc3 Ne4 12. Bg2 Nxc3 13. Qxc3 f5 14. O-O Qe7
15. cxd5 exd5 16. b4 Nf6 17. Rfc1 Ne4 18. Qb2 O-O $146 ({RR} 18... g5 19. b5
Rh6 20. Rab1 Rc8 21. bxc6 bxc6 22. Qb7 Qd7 23. Qxd7+ Kxd7 24. Rb7+ Rc7 25. Rb8
Rc8 26. Rcb1 Nd6 27. Bf1 g4 28. Ba6 Rch8 29. Rxh8 Rxh8 30. Kg2 Kc7 {1/2-1/2
(30) Franco Ocampos,Z (2501)-Naumann,A (2518) Dresden 2008}) 19. b5 Rac8 20.
bxc6 bxc6 21. Qe2 g5 22. Rab1 Qd7 23. Rc2 Rf6 24. Rbc1 g4 25. Rb2 Rh6 26. Qa6
Rc7 27. Rb8+ Kh7 28. Qa3 Rb7 29. Qf8 Rxb8 30. Qxb8 Qf7 31. Qc8 Qh5 32. Kf1 Nd2+
33. Ke1 Nc4 34. Bf1 Rf6 35. Bxc4 dxc4 36. Rxc4 Qxh2 37. Ke2 Qh1 38. Rc5 Qb1 39.
Qa6 Qb2+ 40. Kf1 Qb1+ 41. Ke2 Qb2+ 42. Kf1 Rh6 43. Qd3 g6 44. Qb3 Rh1+ 45. Kg2
Rh2+ 46. Kxh2 Qxf2+ 47. Kh1 Qf1+ 1/2-1/2

[Event "World Championship"]
[Site "Elista"]
[Date "2006.10.10"]
[Round "11"]
[White "Topalov, Veselin"]
[Black "Kramnik, Vladimir"]
[Result "1/2-1/2"]
[ECO "D12"]
[WhiteElo "2813"]
[BlackElo "2743"]
[PlyCount "131"]
[EventDate "2006.09.23"]
[EventRounds "12"]
[EventCountry "RUS"]
[Source "ChessBase"]
[SourceDate "2013.11.20"]

1. d4 d5 2. c4 c6 3. Nf3 Nf6 4. e3 Bf5 5. Nc3 e6 6. Nh4 Bg6 7. Nxg6 hxg6 8. Rb1
({RR} 8. g3 Nbd7 9. Bg2 dxc4 10. Qe2 Nb6 11. O-O Be7 12. Rd1 Nfd5 13. e4 Nb4
14. Be3 O-O 15. a3 Na6 16. d5 exd5 17. exd5 Qe8 18. Bxb6 axb6 19. Re1 Bf6 20.
Qxc4 b5 21. Rxe8 bxc4 22. Rxa8 Rxa8 {Kramnik,V (2758)-Anand,V (2769) Frankfurt
2000 1/2-1/2 (39)}) ({RR} 8. g3 Nbd7 9. Bg2 dxc4 10. Qe2 Be7 11. O-O O-O 12.
Rd1 Qc7 13. Qxc4 e5 14. b4 Nb6 15. Qb3 exd4 16. exd4 Qd7 17. b5 Nbd5 18. Nxd5
Nxd5 19. bxc6 bxc6 20. Bd2 Bf6 21. Rac1 Rac8 22. Ba5 Rfe8 {Kramnik,V (2807)
-Gelfand,B (2700) Monte Carlo 2003 1/2-1/2 (47)}) 8... Nbd7 9. c5 a5 ({RR} 9...
e5 10. b4 Qc7 11. f4 exf4 12. exf4 Nh5 13. Qf3 Be7 14. g3 f5 15. g4 fxg4 16.
Qxg4 O-O 17. Bh3 Ndf6 18. Qxg6 Nxf4 19. Bxf4 Qxf4 20. Rg1 Qh4+ 21. Qg3 Ne4 22.
Nxe4 Qxe4+ 23. Kd2 Bg5+ {0-1 (23) Von Buelow,G (2376)-Molina,R (2406) Sao
Paulo 2013}) 10. a3 e5 $146 ({RR} 10... Be7 11. g3 e5 12. Bg2 e4 13. f3 exf3
14. Bxf3 Nh7 15. e4 dxe4 16. Nxe4 O-O 17. O-O Ndf6 18. Nc3 Qd7 19. Be3 Rad8 20.
b4 axb4 21. axb4 Rfe8 22. Re1 Qf5 23. g4 Qc8 24. h3 Nf8 25. Qa4 {Ashwin,J
(2478)-Ragger,M (2528) Yerevan 2007 0-1 (50)}) ({RR} 10... b6 11. b4 axb4 12.
axb4 Qc7 13. g3 Be7 14. Bg2 b5 15. f4 Ng8 16. Bd2 f5 17. Ra1 Qb7 18. O-O Ngf6
19. Qb3 Kf7 20. Bf3 Rxa1 21. Rxa1 Ra8 22. Rf1 Ne4 23. Nxe4 dxe4 24. Bd1 Nf6 25.
Qb1 {Baburin,A (2535)-Lauterbach,I (2071) England 2012 1/2-1/2 (57)}) 11. b4
axb4 12. axb4 Qc7 13. f4 exf4 14. exf4 Be7 15. Be2 Nf8 16. O-O Ne6 17. g3 Qd7
18. Qd3 Ne4 19. Nxe4 dxe4 20. Qxe4 Qxd4+ 21. Qxd4 Nxd4 22. Bc4 O-O 23. Kg2 Ra4
24. Rd1 Rd8 25. Be3 Bf6 26. g4 Kf8 27. Bf2 Ne6 28. Rxd8+ Bxd8 29. f5 gxf5 30.
gxf5 Nf4+ 31. Kf3 Nh5 32. Rb3 Bc7 33. h4 Nf6 34. Bd3 Nd7 35. Be4 Ne5+ 36. Kg2
Ra2 37. Bb1 Rd2 38. Kf1 Ng4 39. Bg1 Bh2 40. Ke1 Rd5 41. Bf2 Ke7 42. h5 Nxf2 43.
Kxf2 Kf6 44. Kf3 Rd4 45. b5 Rc4 46. bxc6 bxc6 47. Rb6 Rxc5 48. Be4 Kg5 49. Rxc6
Ra5 50. Rb6 Ra3+ 51. Kg2 Bc7 52. Rb7 Rc3 53. Kf2 Kxh5 54. Bd5 f6 55. Ke2 Kg4
56. Be4 Kf4 57. Bd3 Rc5 58. Rb4+ Kg3 59. Rc4 Re5+ 60. Re4 Ra5 61. Re3+ Kg2 62.
Be4+ Kh2 63. Rb3 Ra2+ 64. Kd3 Bf4 65. Kc4 Re2 66. Kd5 1/2-1/2

[Event "World Championship"]
[Site "Elista"]
[Date "2006.10.08"]
[Round "10"]
[White "Kramnik, Vladimir"]
[Black "Topalov, Veselin"]
[Result "1-0"]
[ECO "E08"]
[WhiteElo "2743"]
[BlackElo "2813"]
[PlyCount "85"]
[EventDate "2006.09.23"]
[EventRounds "12"]
[EventCountry "RUS"]
[Source "ChessBase"]
[SourceDate "2013.11.20"]

1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 d5 4. g3 Bb4+ 5. Bd2 Be7 6. Bg2 O-O 7. O-O c6 8. Bf4
Nbd7 9. Qc2 a5 10. Rd1 Nh5 11. Bc1 b5 12. cxd5 cxd5 13. e4 dxe4 14. Qxe4 Rb8
15. Qe2 Nhf6 16. Bf4 Rb6 17. Ne5 Nd5 18. Bxd5 exd5 19. Nc3 Nf6 $146 ({RR} 19...
Nxe5 20. dxe5 d4 21. Be3 dxe3 22. Qxe3 Bg5 23. Qc5 Be7 24. Qe3 Bg5 25. Qc5 Be7
26. Qe3 {1/2-1/2 (26) Radjabov,T (2729)-Topalov,V (2783) Wijk aan Zee 2007})
20. Nxb5 Ba6 21. a4 Ne4 22. Rdc1 Qe8 23. Rc7 Bd8 24. Ra7 f6 25. Nd7 Rf7 26.
Nxb6 Rxa7 27. Nxd5 Rd7 28. Ndc3 Rxd4 29. Re1 f5 30. Qc2 Rb4 31. Nd5 Rxb5 32.
axb5 Qxb5 33. Nc7 Qc4 34. Qd1 Bxc7 35. Qd7 h6 36. Qxc7 Qb4 37. Qb8+ Qxb8 38.
Bxb8 Nd2 39. Ra1 g5 40. f4 Nb3 41. Ra3 Bc4 42. Bc7 g4 43. Bxa5 1-0

[Event "World Championship"]
[Site "Elista"]
[Date "2006.10.07"]
[Round "9"]
[White "Topalov, Veselin"]
[Black "Kramnik, Vladimir"]
[Result "1-0"]
[ECO "D12"]
[WhiteElo "2813"]
[BlackElo "2743"]
[PlyCount "77"]
[EventDate "2006.09.23"]
[EventRounds "12"]
[EventCountry "RUS"]
[Source "ChessBase"]
[SourceDate "2013.11.20"]

1. d4 d5 2. c4 c6 3. Nf3 Nf6 4. e3 Bf5 5. Nc3 e6 6. Nh4 Bg6 7. Nxg6 hxg6 8. a3
Nbd7 9. g3 Be7 10. f4 ({RR} 10. Bd3 O-O 11. O-O Rc8 12. c5 e5 13. f4 e4 14. Be2
Ne8 15. g4 g5 16. f5 g6 17. fxg6 fxg6 18. Rxf8+ Kxf8 19. Bd2 Ndf6 20. Qa4 Ra8
21. Be1 Qd7 22. h3 Bd8 23. b4 a6 24. b5 Nc7 {Ivanchuk,V (2781)-Grischuk,A
(2728) Moscow 2008 1-0 (48)}) ({RR} 10. c5 b6 11. b4 a5 12. Bb2 Rb8 13. Qc2 Qc7
14. Bg2 axb4 15. axb4 bxc5 16. bxc5 e5 17. O-O O-O 18. Na2 Ng4 19. Bc3 Bf6 20.
Nb4 exd4 21. exd4 Qc8 22. Bh3 Nh6 23. Ra7 Rb7 24. Rfa1 Nf5 {Barrionuevo,P
(2292)-Obregon,C (2478) Moron 2013 0-1 (40)}) ({RR} 10. b4 dxc4 11. Bxc4 a5 12.
Rb1 axb4 13. axb4 Nb6 14. Bd3 Nfd5 15. Nxd5 cxd5 16. O-O f5 17. Bd2 Kf7 18. Ra1
Nc4 19. Qe2 b5 20. Bc3 Qc7 21. Rfc1 g5 22. Rxa8 Rxa8 23. Qh5+ Kg8 24. g4 Qd7 {
Van Wely,L (2683)-Kramnik,V (2766) Monte Carlo 2007 0-1 (54)}) 10... dxc4 11.
Bxc4 O-O 12. e4 b5 $146 ({RR} 12... Nb6 13. Be2 c5 14. Be3 cxd4 15. Bxd4 Rc8
16. O-O Nc4 17. Rb1 {1/2-1/2 (17) Pedersen,N (2510)-Mosquera,M (2425) Havana
2006}) ({RR} 12... Nb6 13. Be2 c5 14. dxc5 Bxc5 15. Qxd8 Rfxd8 16. e5 Nfd5 17.
Ne4 Bd4 18. Nd6 Rd7 19. Nb5 Bc5 20. Bd2 a6 21. Nc3 Nxc3 22. Bxc3 Na4 23. Rd1
Rc7 24. Bf3 Rac8 25. Rd3 Bxa3 26. bxa3 Nxc3 27. O-O {Pozo Vera,S (2462)
-Mosquera,M (2425) Havana 2006 0-1 (80)}) 13. Be2 b4 14. axb4 Bxb4 15. Bf3 Qb6
16. O-O e5 17. Be3 Rad8 18. Na4 Qb8 19. Qc2 exf4 20. Bxf4 Qb7 21. Rad1 Rfe8 22.
Bg5 Be7 23. Kh1 Nh7 24. Be3 Bg5 25. Bg1 Nhf8 26. h4 Be7 27. e5 Nb8 28. Nc3 Bb4
29. Qg2 Qc8 30. Rc1 Bxc3 31. bxc3 Ne6 32. Bg4 Qc7 33. Rcd1 Nd7 34. Qa2 Nb6 35.
Rf3 Nf8 36. Rdf1 Re7 37. Be3 Nh7 38. Rxf7 Nd5 39. R7f3 1-0

[Event "World Championship"]
[Site "Elista"]
[Date "2006.10.05"]
[Round "8"]
[White "Kramnik, Vladimir"]
[Black "Topalov, Veselin"]
[Result "0-1"]
[ECO "D47"]
[WhiteElo "2743"]
[BlackElo "2813"]
[PlyCount "104"]
[EventDate "2006.09.23"]
[EventRounds "12"]
[EventCountry "RUS"]
[Source "ChessBase"]
[SourceDate "2013.11.20"]

1. d4 d5 2. c4 c6 3. Nf3 Nf6 4. Nc3 e6 5. e3 Nbd7 6. Bd3 dxc4 7. Bxc4 b5 8. Be2
Bb7 9. O-O b4 10. Na4 c5 11. dxc5 Nxc5 12. Bb5+ Ncd7 13. Ne5 Qc7 14. Qd4 Rd8
15. Bd2 $146 ({RR} 15. Rd1 a6 16. Bxd7+ Nxd7 17. Nxd7 Rxd7 18. Qxd7+ Qxd7 19.
Rxd7 Kxd7 20. b3 Bd6 21. Bb2 f6 22. Bd4 Ke7 23. Bc5 Rc8 24. Bxd6+ Kxd6 25. h4
Rc2 26. a3 a5 27. Nb6 Kc5 28. Nd7+ Kb5 29. a4+ Kc6 {Prakken,G (2180)-Friedrich,
N (2305) Arco 2006 1/2-1/2 (51)}) ({RR} 15. Nxd7 Nxd7 16. Bd2 a6 17. Rfc1 Qa5
18. Bxd7+ Rxd7 19. Qa7 Qxa4 20. Qb8+ Ke7 21. Rc7 Qb5 22. Bxb4+ Qxb4 23. Rd1 Kf6
24. Rcxd7 Bd5 25. Qc7 Be7 26. Qc1 Bc5 27. a3 Qe4 28. R7xd5 exd5 29. Qxc5 Rd8 {
Suriol Peinado,A (2089)-Gonzalez Trigal,J Leon 2006 1-0 (43)}) 15... Qa5 16.
Bc6 Be7 17. Rfc1 Bxc6 18. Nxc6 Qxa4 19. Nxd8 Bxd8 20. Qxb4 Qxb4 21. Bxb4 Nd5
22. Bd6 f5 23. Rc8 N5b6 24. Rc6 Be7 25. Rd1 Kf7 26. Rc7 Ra8 27. Rb7 Ke8 28.
Bxe7 Kxe7 29. Rc1 a5 30. Rc6 Nd5 31. h4 h6 32. a4 g5 33. hxg5 hxg5 34. Kf1 g4
35. Ke2 N5f6 36. b3 Ne8 37. f3 g3 38. Rc1 Nef6 39. f4 Kd6 40. Kf3 Nd5 41. Kxg3
Nc5 42. Rg7 Rb8 43. Ra7 Rg8+ 44. Kf3 Ne4 45. Ra6+ Ke7 46. Rxa5 Rg3+ 47. Ke2
Rxe3+ 48. Kf1 Rxb3 49. Ra7+ Kf6 50. Ra8 Nxf4 51. Ra1 Rb2 52. a5 Rf2+ 0-1

[Event "World Championship"]
[Site "Elista"]
[Date "2006.10.04"]
[Round "7"]
[White "Topalov, Veselin"]
[Black "Kramnik, Vladimir"]
[Result "1/2-1/2"]
[ECO "D27"]
[WhiteElo "2813"]
[BlackElo "2743"]
[PlyCount "119"]
[EventDate "2006.09.23"]
[EventRounds "12"]
[EventCountry "RUS"]
[Source "ChessBase"]
[SourceDate "2013.11.20"]

1. d4 {Huzman} d5 2. c4 c6 3. Nf3 Nf6 4. e3 e6 5. Bd3 dxc4 6. Bxc4 c5 7. O-O a6
8. Bb3 cxd4 9. exd4 Nc6 10. Nc3 Be7 11. Re1 O-O 12. a4 ({RR} 12. Bf4 Na5 13. d5
Nxb3 14. Qxb3 Nxd5 15. Rad1 Nxf4 16. Rxd8 Rxd8 17. Rd1 Nd5 18. Ne5 ({RR} 18.
Nxd5 exd5 19. h3 b5 20. Rxd5 Be6 21. Rxd8+ Rxd8 22. Qc2) 18... Bf6 19. Nc4 Rb8
({RR} 19... Nxc3 20. Rxd8+ Bxd8 21. Nb6) 20. Na5 ({RR} 20. Nxd5 exd5 21. Ne3
Be6 ({RR} 21... d4 22. Nd5 Be5 23. Re1 Bd6) 22. Nxd5 Bxb2 23. Qxb2 Rxd5 24.
Rxd5 Bxd5) ({RR} 20. Nb6 Nxb6 21. Qxb6 Bd7 22. Ne4 Be7) 20... Bd7 21. Ne4 ({RR
} 21. Nxd5 exd5 22. Rxd5 b6 23. Nc4 Be6) 21... Be7 22. Nc4 Bb5 23. Ne5 Be8 24.
h3 b5 25. Qg3 Rbc8 26. Kh1 a5 {Kramnik,V (2802)-Kasparov,G (2838) Moscow 2001
CBM 087 [Huzman] 0-1 (34)}) ({RR} 12. Bf4 Na5 13. d5 Nxb3 14. Qxb3 exd5 15.
Rad1 Be6 16. Qxb7 Bd6 17. Be5 Bxe5 18. Nxe5 Qc8 19. Qxc8 Rfxc8 20. f3 Rab8 21.
Rd2 d4 22. Ne2 Bxa2 23. Nxd4 Re8 24. Kf2 Bd5 25. Nec6 Bxc6 26. Nxc6 Rb6 {
Kurbonboeva,S (2098)-Egin,V (2416) Toshkent 2013 1/2-1/2 (31)}) ({RR} 12. Bf4
Na5 13. d5 Nxb3 14. Qxb3 exd5 15. Rad1 Be6 16. Qxb7 Bc5 17. Be5 Qa5 18. Nd4
Bxd4 19. Rxd4 Nd7 20. Bd6 Nc5 21. Qc7 Qxc7 22. Bxc7 Rfc8 23. Bg3 Ne4 24. Nxd5
Bxd5 25. Rxd5 Nxg3 26. hxg3 Rc2 {Kramnik,V (2772)-Anand,V (2790) Monte Carlo
2001 1/2-1/2 (76)}) 12... Bd7 $146 ({RR} 12... Qb6 13. Be3 Na5 14. Bc2 Nc4 15.
Bg5 Nd6 16. Qd3 g6 17. Rad1 Nf5 18. Qd2 Ng7 19. Ne5 Qd8 20. Re3 h5 21. Rg3 Bd7
22. Bh6 Be8 23. Qe2 Kh7 24. Bg5 Nf5 25. Rh3 Kg7 26. Bc1 Nd7 27. d5 {Cheparinov,
I (2646)-Negi,P (2515) Malmo 2007 1-0 (34)}) ({RR} 12... Nb4 13. Ne5 Bd7 14.
Re3 Be8 15. Rg3 Kh8 16. Be3 Rc8 17. Rh3 Kg8 18. Qf3 Bc6 19. Qg3 Bd5 20. Nxd5
Nbxd5 21. Bh6 Ne8 22. Re1 Qa5 23. Kf1 Rc7 24. Nc4 Rxc4 25. Bxc4 Bd6 26. Qh4
Ndf6 27. Bxg7 {Jankovic,A (2559)-Mazi,L (2383) Sarajevo 2010 1-0 (35)}) 13. Ne5
Be8 14. Be3 Rc8 15. Rc1 Nb4 16. Qf3 Bc6 17. Qh3 Bd5 18. Nxd5 Nbxd5 19. Rcd1 Rc7
20. Bg5 Qc8 21. Qf3 Rd8 22. h4 h6 23. Bc1 Bb4 24. Rf1 Bd6 25. g3 b6 26. Qe2 Ne7
27. Rfe1 Bxe5 28. dxe5 Rxd1 29. Qxd1 Nfd5 30. Bd2 Rc5 31. Qg4 Nf5 32. Qe4 b5
33. h5 bxa4 34. Qxa4 Rb5 35. Rc1 Qb7 36. Bc2 Nb6 37. Qg4 Rxb2 38. Be4 Qd7 39.
Be1 Nd5 40. Bd3 Nb4 41. Bf1 Nd3 42. Qd1 Nxe5 43. Qxd7 Nxd7 44. Rc8+ Kh7 45. Rc7
Rb1 46. Rxd7 Rxe1 47. Rxf7 a5 48. Kg2 Kg8 49. Ra7 Re5 50. g4 Nd6 51. Bd3 Kf8
52. Bg6 Rd5 53. f3 e5 54. Kf2 Rd2+ 55. Ke1 Rd5 56. Ke2 Rb5 57. Rd7 Rd5 58. Ra7
Rb5 59. Bd3 Rd5 60. Bg6 1/2-1/2

[Event "World Championship"]
[Site "Elista"]
[Date "2006.10.02"]
[Round "6"]
[White "Topalov, Veselin"]
[Black "Kramnik, Vladimir"]
[Result "1/2-1/2"]
[ECO "D17"]
[WhiteElo "2813"]
[BlackElo "2743"]
[PlyCount "61"]
[EventDate "2006.09.23"]
[EventRounds "12"]
[EventCountry "RUS"]
[Source "ChessBase"]
[SourceDate "2013.11.20"]

1. d4 {Postny,E} d5 2. c4 c6 3. Nf3 Nf6 4. Nc3 dxc4 5. a4 Bf5 6. Ne5 e6 7. f3
c5 ({RR} 7... Bb4 8. e4 Bxe4 9. fxe4 Nxe4 10. Bd2 Qxd4 11. Nxe4 Qxe4+ 12. Qe2
Bxd2+ 13. Kxd2 Qd5+ 14. Kc2 Na6 15. Nxc4) 8. e4 Bg6 ({RR} 8... cxd4 9. exf5 Bb4
10. Bxc4 dxc3 11. Qxd8+ Kxd8) 9. Be3 cxd4 10. Qxd4 Qxd4 11. Bxd4 Nfd7 12. Nxd7
Nxd7 13. Bxc4 a6 14. Ke2 ({RR} 14. Rc1 Rg8 ({RR} 14... Rc8 15. Ne2 Bb4+ ({RR}
15... Rg8 16. h4 h6 17. Kf2 Rc6 18. b4) 16. Kf2 O-O 17. h4 h5 18. Nf4 Kh7 19.
Rhd1) 15. h4 h6 16. Ke2 ({RR} 16. Kf2 Bd6 17. h5 ({RR} 17. Ne2 Ke7 18. h5 Bh7
19. Ba2 f6 20. Be3 Rgc8) 17... Bh7 18. a5 Ke7 19. Na4 f6 20. Be2 Rgc8 21. Bc3
Bg8 22. Rhd1 Bf7 23. Rxd6 Kxd6 24. Bb4+ Ke5 25. Ke3) 16... Bd6 17. h5 Bh7 18.
a5 Ke7 ({RR} 18... Bb4 19. Nb5 ({RR} 19. Na4 Bxa5 20. b4 ({RR} 20. Nc5 Nxc5 21.
Bxc5 Bd8 22. Rhd1) 20... Bd8 21. b5 Bf6 22. Be3 Ke7 23. Rhd1 Rgd8 24. Bd3 Rdc8
25. Rxc8 Rxc8 26. bxa6 bxa6 27. Bxa6 Rc2+) 19... axb5 20. Bxb5 Rxa5 ({RR} 20...
Bxa5 21. Bc5 Rc8 22. Rhd1 Rc6 23. Ba3 Ne5 24. Bd6 f6 25. b4 Bd8 26. Bxe5 fxe5
27. Bxc6+ bxc6 28. Rxc6) ({RR} 20... e5 21. Bc5 Bxc5 22. Rxc5 Ke7 23. Rc7 Rgd8
24. Rd1 Rxa5 25. Rdxd7+ Rxd7 26. Rxd7+ Kf6 27. Rxb7) 21. Bxd7+ Kxd7 22. Rhd1
Rb5 ({RR} 22... Ke7 23. Rc7+ Ke8 24. Rxb7 Bc5 25. Rc1 Ra7 26. Rxa7 Bxa7 27.
Bxa7) 23. Bc5+ ({RR} 23. Bb6+ Ke7 24. Rc7+ Kf6 25. Rxb7 Bc5 26. Bd8+ Rxd8 27.
Rxb5 Bd4) 23... Ke8 24. Bxb4 Rxb4 25. Rc7 Rxb2+ 26. Ke3 g6 27. Rdd7 gxh5 28.
Re7+ Kd8 29. Red7+) 19. Na4 f6 20. b4 Rgc8 ({RR} 20... Bxb4 21. Rb1 Bxa5 22.
Rxb7 Rgb8 23. Bc5+ Ke8 24. Rxb8+ Rxb8 25. Bd6 Rc8 26. Bxe6 Rc2+ 27. Ke3) 21.
Bc5 ({RR} 21. Nc5 Bxc5 ({RR} 21... Nxc5 22. bxc5 Bxc5 23. Bxe6 Kxe6 24. Bxc5)
22. bxc5 Nxc5 23. Ba2 Nd7) 21... Bxc5 22. bxc5 Rc7 ({RR} 22... Rc6 23. Rhd1
Rac8 ({RR} 23... Nxc5 24. Bd5 exd5 25. exd5 Nxa4 26. dxc6 bxc6 27. Rxc6) 24.
Rxd7+ Kxd7 25. Nb6+ Rxb6 26. cxb6 Bg8 27. e5 fxe5 28. Rd1+ Ke7 29. Bd3 Rc5 30.
Be4 Rxa5 31. Rc1) 23. Nb6 Rd8 24. Nxd7 ({RR} 24. Bd5 Ne5 ({RR} 24... Nxc5 25.
Bxb7) 25. f4 Nd3 26. Kxd3 exd5 27. f5 dxe4+ 28. Kxe4 Ke8 29. g4 Re7+ 30. Kf4
Rd4+ 31. Kf3 Rd3+) 24... Rdxd7 25. Bd3 Bg8 ({RR} 25... f5 26. c6 Rxc6 27. Rxc6
bxc6 28. Rb1 fxe4 29. fxe4 Rd4 30. Rb7+ Kf8 ({RR} 30... Kf6 31. e5+ Kxe5 32.
Bxh7) 31. Ke3 Ra4 32. Rb8+ Kf7 33. Rh8 Rxa5 34. Rxh7 Kg8) 26. c6 Rd6 ({RR}
26... bxc6 27. Rc5) 27. cxb7 Rxb7 28. Rc3 Bf7 {Topalov,V (2805)-Anand,V (2787)
Sofia 2010 CBM 136 [Postny,E] 1/2-1/2 (46)} {RR} 29. Rhc1 Bxh5 ({RR} 29... Be8
30. Rc7+ Rd7 31. Rxb7 Rxb7 32. Bxa6 Ra7) 30. Rc7+ Rxc7 31. Rxc7+ Rd7 32. Rc8 ({
RR} 32. Rxd7+ Kxd7 33. Bxa6 Kc6 34. Ke3 e5) 32... Ra7 33. Rg8 g5 34. Rb8 Be8
35. Rb6 Bd7 36. Rxa6 Rxa6 37. Bxa6 Kd6) ({RR} 14. Rc1 Rg8 15. h4 h5 16. Ne2 Bd6
17. Be3 Ne5 18. Nf4 Rc8 19. Bb3 Rxc1+ 20. Bxc1 Ke7 21. Ke2 Rb8 22. Rd1 b5 23.
axb5 Rxb5 24. Ba4 Rb6 25. b3 f6 26. Rxd6 Kxd6 27. Ba3+ Kc7 28. Bc5 Bf7 {Kojima,
S (2344)-Hajnal,Z (2346) Kecskemet 2013 1/2-1/2}) 14... Rg8 15. Rhd1 Rc8 16. b3
$146 ({RR} 16. Ba2) ({RR} 16. Ba2 Bc5 17. Bxc5 Nxc5 18. b4 Nd7 19. Rac1 Ke7 20.
a5 Rgd8 21. Na4 Rxc1 22. Rxc1 Kd6 23. Ke3 f6 24. Nc5 Nxc5 25. bxc5+ Ke7 26. c6
bxc6 27. Rxc6 Rd6 28. Rc7+ Rd7 29. Rxd7+ Kxd7 30. Bc4 Kc6 {Belozerov,A (2501)
-Bivol,A (2137) Tomsk 2011 1-0 (51)}) 16... Bc5 17. a5 Ke7 18. Na4 Bb4 19. Nb6
Nxb6 20. Bxb6 f6 21. Rd3 Rc6 22. h4 Rgc8 23. g4 Bc5 24. Rad1 Bxb6 25. Rd7+ Kf8
26. axb6 Rxb6 27. R1d6 Rxd6 28. Rxd6 Rc6 29. Rxc6 bxc6 30. b4 e5 31. Bxa6
1/2-1/2

[Event "World Championship"]
[Site "Elista"]
[Date "2006.09.29"]
[Round "5"]
[White "Kramnik, Vladimir"]
[Black "Topalov, Veselin"]
[Result "0-1"]
[ECO "A00"]
[WhiteElo "2743"]
[BlackElo "2813"]
[PlyCount "0"]
[EventDate "2006.09.23"]
[EventRounds "12"]
[EventCountry "RUS"]
[Source "ChessBase"]
[SourceDate "2013.11.20"]

0-1

[Event "World Championship"]
[Site "Elista"]
[Date "2006.09.27"]
[Round "4"]
[White "Topalov, Veselin"]
[Black "Kramnik, Vladimir"]
[Result "1/2-1/2"]
[ECO "D47"]
[WhiteElo "2813"]
[BlackElo "2743"]
[PlyCount "107"]
[EventDate "2006.09.23"]
[EventRounds "12"]
[EventCountry "RUS"]
[Source "ChessBase"]
[SourceDate "2013.11.20"]

1. d4 {Krasenkow,M} d5 2. c4 c6 3. Nc3 Nf6 4. e3 e6 5. Nf3 Nbd7 6. Bd3 dxc4 7.
Bxc4 b5 8. Bd3 Bb7 9. a3 b4 10. Ne4 Nxe4 11. Bxe4 bxa3 12. O-O Bd6 13. b3 ({RR
} 13. Nd2 Qc7 ({RR} 13... O-O 14. b3 ({RR} 14. Nc4) 14... Ba6 ({RR} 14... Qb8
15. h3 Bb4 16. Bxa3 Bxa3 17. Rxa3 f5 18. Bf3 c5 19. Qe2 cxd4 20. exd4 Re8 21.
Bxb7 Qxb7 22. Nc4) 15. Re1 Bb5 16. Bf3 a6 17. Nc4 Bb4 18. Bd2 Qe7 19. Qc1 Bxd2
20. Qxd2 e5 21. Qa5 exd4 22. exd4 Qd8 23. Qxa3) 14. Nc4 Bxh2+ 15. Kh1 Nb6 ({RR
} 15... Bd6 16. Nxd6+ Qxd6 17. b3) ({RR} 15... axb2 16. Bxb2) 16. Nxb6 axb6 17.
g3 Bxg3 18. fxg3 Qxg3 ({RR} 18... a2 19. b3) 19. Qh5 Ra5 ({RR} 19... g6 20. Qh2
Qxh2+ 21. Kxh2 f5 22. Bf3 axb2 23. Rxa8+ Bxa8 24. Bxb2) 20. Qxf7+ Kd8 21. Bg2
Rg5 22. Qf3 Qxf3 23. Bxf3 axb2 24. Bxb2 Rf8 25. Be4 Rf6 26. Rxf6 gxf6 27. Kh2
Kc7 {Kramnik,V (2788)-Shirov,A (2741) Moscow 2008 CBM 126 [Krasenkow,M] 1-0
(46)}) ({RR} 13. b4) 13... Nf6 14. Nd2 Qc7 $146 ({RR} 14... Qe7 15. Bf3 O-O 16.
Nc4 Bb4 17. Bxa3 a5 18. Qc2 Nd5 19. Bxb4 axb4 20. Ne5 Qd6 21. Rfc1 f6 22. Nd3
Ba6 23. Qc5 Qxc5 24. Nxc5 Bb5 25. Nxe6 Rfc8 26. Rxa8 Rxa8 27. Bxd5 cxd5 28. Nc7
Rc8 29. Rc5 {Brodsky,M (2550)-Solovjov,S (2419) St Petersburg 2008 1-0 (34)}) (
{RR} 14... Nxe4 15. Nxe4 Bxh2+ 16. Kxh2 Qh4+ 17. Kg1 Qxe4 18. f3 Qg6 19. Bxa3
h5 20. Qd2 Qg3 21. Bc5 h4 22. Qf2 Qxf2+ 23. Rxf2 a6 24. e4 f6 25. Ra4 Rd8 26.
f4 Kf7 27. Kh2 Rd7 28. Ra3 Bc8 {1/2-1/2 (28) Anand,V (2783)-Leko,P (2751)
Miskolc 2009}) ({RR} 14... Nxe4 15. Nxe4 Bxh2+ 16. Kxh2 Qh4+ 17. Kg1 Qxe4 18.
f3 Qg6 19. Bxa3 Rd8 20. Bc5 a6 21. Qe2 f6 22. e4 Kf7 23. f4 Kg8 24. Rae1 Re8
25. f5 Qf7 26. Qd3 h5 27. e5 Rh6 28. Re3 h4 29. Rfe1 {Schlecht,D (2379)-Hansen,
S (2577) Helsingor 2012 0-1 (40)}) 15. Bf3 Bxh2+ 16. Kh1 Bd6 17. Nc4 Be7 18.
Bxa3 O-O 19. Bxe7 Qxe7 20. Ra5 Rfd8 21. Kg1 c5 22. Rxc5 Ne4 23. Bxe4 Bxe4 24.
Qg4 Bd3 25. Ra1 Rac8 26. Raa5 Rb8 27. Qd1 Be4 28. Qa1 Rb7 29. Nd2 Bg6 30. Qc3
h6 31. Ra6 Kh7 32. Nc4 Be4 33. f3 Bd5 34. Nd2 Rdb8 35. Qd3+ f5 36. Rc3 Qh4 37.
Ra1 Qg3 38. Qc2 Rf7 39. Rf1 Qg6 40. Qd3 Qg3 41. Rfc1 Rfb7 42. Qc2 Qg5 43. Ra1
Qf6 44. Qd3 Rd7 45. Ra4 Rbd8 46. Rc5 Kg8 47. Nc4 Bxc4 48. Raxc4 f4 49. Rc6 fxe3
50. Qxe3 Rxd4 51. Rxe6 Qh4 52. Rxd4 Qxd4 53. Re8+ Kh7 54. Qxd4 1/2-1/2

[Event "World Championship"]
[Site "Elista"]
[Date "2006.09.26"]
[Round "3"]
[White "Kramnik, Vladimir"]
[Black "Topalov, Veselin"]
[Result "1/2-1/2"]
[ECO "E02"]
[WhiteElo "2743"]
[BlackElo "2813"]
[PlyCount "76"]
[EventDate "2006.09.23"]
[EventRounds "12"]
[EventCountry "RUS"]
[Source "ChessBase"]
[SourceDate "2013.11.20"]

1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 d5 4. g3 dxc4 5. Bg2 Nc6 6. Qa4 Bd7 7. Qxc4 Na5 8.
Qd3 c5 9. O-O Bc6 10. Nc3 cxd4 11. Nxd4 Bc5 12. Rd1 Bxg2 13. Qb5+ Nd7 14. Kxg2
a6 15. Qd3 Rc8 $146 ({RR} 15... Be7 16. Bf4 Rc8 17. Nf3 Nc4 18. Na4 b5 19. b3
Ncb6 20. Nxb6 Nxb6 21. Qxd8+ Bxd8 22. e4 f6 23. Rd6 Ke7 24. Nd4 e5 25. Nf5+ Kf7
26. Be3 g6 27. Nh6+ Kg7 28. Rad1 Rb8 29. Rd7+ Nxd7 30. Rxd7+ {Tkachiev,V (2670)
-Solozhenkin,E (2528) France 2000 1-0 (33)}) ({RR} 15... Qe7 16. Ne4 O-O 17.
Nxc5 Nxc5 18. Qc3 Nc6 19. Nxc6 bxc6 20. Be3 Nd7 21. Qxc6 Ne5 22. Qe4 Ng6 23.
Rac1 Rac8 24. Rxc8 Rxc8 25. Rc1 Rb8 26. b3 h6 27. Qc6 Qb4 28. Qxa6 Qe4+ 29. Kg1
Ra8 30. Rc8+ {Schneider,I (2508)-Rabiega,R (2551) Berlin 2009 1-0 (100)}) 16.
Bg5 Be7 17. Bxe7 Qxe7 18. Rac1 Nc4 19. Na4 b5 20. b3 O-O 21. bxc4 bxa4 22. Nc6
Rxc6 23. Qxd7 Qc5 24. Rc3 g6 25. Rb1 h5 26. Rb7 e5 27. e4 Rf6 28. Rc2 Qa3 29.
Qd1 Rd6 30. Rd2 Rfd8 31. Rd5 Rxd5 32. cxd5 Qxa2 33. Qf3 Rf8 34. Qd3 a3 35. Rb3
f5 36. Qxa6 Qxb3 37. Qxg6+ Kh8 38. Qh6+ Kg8 1/2-1/2

[Event "World Championship"]
[Site "Elista"]
[Date "2006.09.24"]
[Round "2"]
[White "Topalov, Veselin"]
[Black "Kramnik, Vladimir"]
[Result "0-1"]
[ECO "D19"]
[WhiteElo "2813"]
[BlackElo "2743"]
[PlyCount "126"]
[EventDate "2006.09.23"]
[EventRounds "12"]
[EventCountry "RUS"]
[Source "ChessBase"]
[SourceDate "2013.11.20"]

1. d4 d5 2. c4 c6 3. Nc3 Nf6 4. Nf3 dxc4 5. a4 Bf5 6. e3 e6 7. Bxc4 Bb4 8. O-O
Nbd7 9. Qe2 Bg6 10. e4 O-O 11. Bd3 Bh5 12. e5 Nd5 13. Nxd5 cxd5 14. Qe3 Bg6 15.
Ng5 Re8 16. f4 Bxd3 17. Qxd3 f5 18. Be3 Nf8 ({RR} 18... a6 19. Kh1 Nf8 20. Rg1
Be7 21. Nf3 Rc8 22. g4 fxg4 23. Rxg4 g6 24. Rag1 Qc7 25. R1g2 Qc4 26. Qd1 Rc7
27. h4 Rec8 28. h5 Kf7 29. hxg6+ hxg6 30. Rh2 Ke8 31. Rgg2 Kd7 32. Ne1 a5 33.
Nd3 {Laznicka,V (2677)-Bulski,K (2538) Czechia 2013 0-1 (59)}) 19. Kh1 Rc8 $146
({RR} 19... Be7 20. Nf3 Rc8 21. h3 Qc7 22. Rfc1 Qd7 23. Rg1 Qc7 24. Rgc1 Qd7
25. Qb3 {1/2-1/2 (25) Jakovenko,D (2671)-Rublevsky,S (2688) Moscow 2006}) ({RR
} 19... Be7 20. Nf3 Rc8 21. Rf2 Qd7 22. Rg1 Qxa4 23. g4 Qc4 24. Qd1 Rc7 25. h4
Bd8 26. h5 a5 27. Rfg2 a4 28. Bf2 Qb3 29. Qxb3 axb3 30. Nd2 fxg4 31. Nxb3 Rc2
32. Be1 Rxg2 33. Rxg2 Bb6 34. Rxg4 {Neverov,V (2541)-Sundararajan,K (2443) Abu
Dhabi 2007 1/2-1/2 (67)}) 20. g4 Qd7 21. Rg1 Be7 22. Nf3 Rc4 23. Rg2 fxg4 24.
Rxg4 Rxa4 25. Rag1 g6 26. h4 Rb4 27. h5 Qb5 28. Qc2 Rxb2 29. hxg6 h5 30. g7
hxg4 31. gxf8=Q+ Bxf8 32. Qg6+ Bg7 33. f5 Re7 34. f6 Qe2 35. Qxg4 Rf7 36. Rc1
Rc2 37. Rxc2 Qd1+ 38. Kg2 Qxc2+ 39. Kg3 Qe4 40. Bf4 Qf5 41. Qxf5 exf5 42. Bg5
a5 43. Kf4 a4 44. Kxf5 a3 45. Bc1 Bf8 46. e6 Rc7 47. Bxa3 Bxa3 48. Ke5 Rc1 49.
Ng5 Rf1 50. e7 Re1+ 51. Kxd5 Bxe7 52. fxe7 Rxe7 53. Kd6 Re1 54. d5 Kf8 55. Ne6+
Ke8 56. Nc7+ Kd8 57. Ne6+ Kc8 58. Ke7 Rh1 59. Ng5 b5 60. d6 Rd1 61. Ne6 b4 62.
Nc5 Re1+ 63. Kf6 Re3 0-1

[Event "World Championship"]
[Site "Elista"]
[Date "2006.09.23"]
[Round "1"]
[White "Kramnik, Vladimir"]
[Black "Topalov, Veselin"]
[Result "1-0"]
[ECO "E04"]
[WhiteElo "2743"]
[BlackElo "2813"]
[PlyCount "149"]
[EventDate "2006.09.23"]
[EventRounds "12"]
[EventCountry "RUS"]
[Source "ChessBase"]
[SourceDate "2013.11.20"]

1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 d5 4. g3 dxc4 5. Bg2 Bb4+ 6. Bd2 a5 7. Qc2 Bxd2+ 8.
Qxd2 c6 9. a4 b5 10. axb5 cxb5 11. Qg5 O-O 12. Qxb5 Ba6 13. Qa4 Qb6 14. O-O
Qxb2 15. Nbd2 Bb5 16. Nxc4 Bxa4 17. Nxb2 Bb5 18. Ne5 Ra7 19. Bf3 Nbd7 20. Nec4
Rb8 21. Rfb1 $146 ({RR} 21. Rfc1 g5 22. e3 g4 23. Bd1 Bc6 24. Nxa5 Rxa5 25.
Rxa5 Rxb2 26. Rxc6 Rb1 27. Kg2 Rxd1 28. Rc2 Nb6 29. h3 h5 30. hxg4 hxg4 31.
Raa2 Nbd5 32. Rd2 Rxd2 33. Rxd2 Kg7 34. Ra2 Kg6 35. Rb2 Ne4 {Potkin,V (2591)
-Romanov,E (2521) Krasnoyarsk 2007 0-1 (49)}) 21... g5 22. e3 g4 23. Bd1 Bc6
24. Rc1 Be4 25. Na4 Rb4 26. Nd6 Bf3 27. Bxf3 gxf3 28. Nc8 Ra8 29. Ne7+ Kg7 30.
Nc6 Rb3 31. Nc5 Rb5 32. h3 Nxc5 33. Rxc5 Rb2 34. Rg5+ Kh6 35. Rgxa5 Rxa5 36.
Nxa5 Ne4 37. Rf1 Nd2 38. Rc1 Ne4 39. Rf1 f6 40. Nc6 Nd2 41. Rd1 Ne4 42. Rf1 Kg6
43. Nd8 Rb6 44. Rc1 h5 45. Ra1 h4 46. gxh4 Kh5 47. Ra2 Kxh4 48. Kh2 Kh5 49. Rc2
Kh6 50. Ra2 Kg6 51. Rc2 Kf5 52. Ra2 Rb5 53. Nc6 Rb7 54. Ra5+ Kg6 55. Ra2 Kh5
56. d5 e5 57. Ra4 f5 58. Nxe5 Rb2 59. Nd3 Rb7 60. Rd4 Rb6 61. d6 Nxd6 62. Kg3
Ne4+ 63. Kxf3 Kg5 64. h4+ Kf6 65. Rd5 Nc3 66. Rd8 Rb1 67. Rf8+ Ke6 68. Nf4+ Ke5
69. Re8+ Kf6 70. Nh5+ Kg6 71. Ng3 Rb2 72. h5+ Kf7 73. Re5 Nd1 74. Ne2 Kf6 75.
Rd5 1-0