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You should carefully study every game - with a chess board and a chess set. Ideally, you should download the game in  PGN   or  ChessBase  format. Then study them on your own chess-board 
or computer.   (See the parent  page  for details.)  

However, this may not always be possible, so I have decided to provide these games here as well. I advise studying the game, (the un-annotated version); SEVERAL times for 2-3 hours, before even peeking at the annotated version of these games.

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You can also download most of the games at:   "The Week In Chess."   
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Game # 1 

E. Bacrot (2653) - R. Kasimdzhanov (2674) 
[E97]
FIDE GP Moscow RUS (1.1), 01.06.2002

1.d4 Nf6;  2.c4 g6;  3.Nc3 Bg7;  4.e4 d6; 5.Nf3 0-0; 6.Be2 e5; 
7.0-0 Nc6; 8.d5 Ne7; 9.b4 Nh5; 10.Re1 f5; 11.Ng5 Nf6; 
12.Bf3 c6;  13.Qb3 Kh8; 14.Rd1 fxe4; 15.Ncxe4 cxd5; 
16.cxd5 Nf5; 17.Bb2 Nxe4; 18.Nxe4 Nh4; 19.Be2 Rf4; 20.f3, 
20...Qb6+; 21.Kh1 Bf5; 22.Bd3 Rf8; 23.Bc1 Nxg2; 24.Kxg2, 
24...Rxf3; 25.Qc4 Rxd3; 26.Rxd3 Rc8; 27.Qxc8+ Bxc8;  
28.Bd2 Bf5; 29.Re1 Qb5; 30.Rde3 Qxd5; 31.Bc3 Bh6; 
32.R3e2 Qd3; 33.Ba1 Bxe4+; 34.Rxe4 Kg8; 35.Bxe5 dxe5; 
36.Rxe5 Bf8;  37.b5 Bd6; 38.Re8+ Kf7; 39.R8e4 Qxb5; 
40.h4 Qd5; 41.R1e2 b5; 42.Kf1 b4; 43.R4e3 Qh1+; 
44.Kf2 Bc5;   

  0 - 1  

Source: "The Week In Chess,"  # 395 


 Game # 2 

E. Bareev (2724) - I. Smirin (2685) 
[E97]
FIDE GP Moscow RUS (5.1), 05.06.2002

1.d4 Nf6;  2.c4 g6; 3.Nc3 Bg7; 4.e4 d6; 5.Be2 0-0; 6.Nf3 e5; 
7.0-0 Nc6; 8.d5 Ne7; 9.b4 a5; 10.Ba3 b6; 11.bxa5 Nh5; 
12.Re1 f5; 13.Nd2 Nf6; 14.Bb4 c5; 15.dxc6 Nxc6; 16.Ba3 bxa5;
17.Nb5 Nb4; 18.Nb3 Ra6; 19.exf5 Bxf5; 20.c5 Nc2; 21.g4 Nxg4;
22.Bxg4 Qg5; 23.h3 Nxe1; 24.Qd5+ Kh8; 25.Rxe1 Bxg4; 
26.hxg4 Qxg4+; 27.Qg2 Qa4; 28.Qb7 d5; 29.c6 Qg4+; 
30.Kf1 Raa8; 31.Bxf8 Rxf8; 32.Nd2 e4; 33.Qd7 Qh4; 
34.Ke2 Qh5+; 35.f3 exf3+; 36.Kd3 g5; 37.Qxd5 f2; 38.Rf1 Qg6+;
39.Ne4 g4; 40.Nbd6 g3; 41.c7 g2; 42.Rxf2 g1Q; 43.Rxf8+ Bxf8;
44.c8Q Qd1+; 45.Kc4 Qa4+; 46.Kc5 Qg1+;   0 - 1  

Source: "The Week In Chess,"  # 396 


 Game # 3 

A. Shabalov (2624) - D. Sharavdorj (2427) 
[E97]
Tan Chin Nam Cup Qingdao CHN (1), 04.07.2002

1.d4 Nf6; 2.c4 g6; 3.Nc3 Bg7; 4.e4 d6; 5.Nf3 0-0; 6.Be2 e5; 
7.0-0 Nc6; 8.d5 Ne7; 9.b4 a5; 10.Ba3 b6; 11.bxa5 Rxa5; 
12.Bb4 Ra8; 13.a4 Re8; 14.Qd3 Bf8; 15.Nb5 Bb7; 16.a5 c5; 
17.Bc3 Nh5; 18.g3 bxa5; 19.Ra4 f5; 20.Nd2 Nf6; 21.f3 h5; 
22.f4 fxe4; 23.Nxe4 Nxe4; 24.Qxe4 Nf5; 25.Bxh5 exf4; 
26.Qxf4 Bh6; 27.Qg4 Be3+; 28.Kh1 Bg5; 29.Bxg6 Nh6; 
30.Qh5 Rf8; 31.Bf7+ Rxf7; 32.Qg6+ Kf8; 33.Bg7+ Ke8; 
34.Bxh6 Bf6;   1 - 0  

Source: "The Week In Chess,"  # 400 


 Game # 4 

E. Bareev (2726)  -  V. Topalov (2745) 
[E97]
Sparkassen sf Dortmund GER (3), 15.07.2002

1.d4 Nf6; 2.c4 g6; 3.Nc3 Bg7; 4.e4 d6; 5.Be2 0-0; 6.Nf3 e5; 
7.0-0 Nc6; 8.d5 Ne7; 9.b4 Nh5; 10.Re1 f5; 11.Ng5 Nf6; 12.f3 c6; 
13.Kh1 h6; 14.Ne6 Bxe6; 15.dxe6 Ne8; 16.Qb3 Nc7; 17.c5 d5;  
18.exd5 cxd5; 19.Bb2 Qe8; 20.Rad1 Rd8; 21.a4 a6; 22.b5 Kh7; 
23.Ba3 Nxe6; 24.bxa6 Nd4; 25.Qxb7 Rb8; 26.Qc7 Nc2; 27.Nb5 Qd8; 
28.Qxd8 Rfxd8; 29.c6 Nxc6; 30.Rc1 Nxe1; 31.Rxc6 d4; 32.a7 Rb7;  
33.Bc5 d3; 34.Bd1 e4; 35.Bb6 Rxb6; 36.Rxb6 e3; 37.Re6 Nc2;  
38.g3 e2; 39.Bxe2 dxe2; 40.Rxe2 Nd4; 41.Nxd4 Bxd4; 42.Rd2 Ra8; 
43.Rxd4 Rxa7; 44.Kg2 g5; 45.Kf2 Kg6; 46.Ke2 Re7+; 47.Kd2 Re5; 
48.Rd3 f4; 49.g4 Kf7; 50.Ra3 Ra5; 51.Kc3 Ke6; 52.Kb4 Ra8; 
53.Kc5 Kd7; 54.a5 Kc7; 55.a6 Re8; 56.Ra2 Kb8; 57.Rb2+ Ka8; 
58.Rb6 h5; 59.gxh5 Re3; 60.h6 Rxf3; 61.h4,  

  Black Resigns,  1 - 0  

Source: "The Week In Chess,"  # 401 


 Game # 5 

GM E. Bacrot (2653)  -  K. Sasikiran (2670) 
[E97] 
(FIDE) Olympiad 
Bled, SLO; (12),  07.11.2002

1.d4 Nf6;  2.c4 g6;  3.Nc3 Bg7;  4.e4 d6;  5.Nf3 0-0;  6.Be2 e5;  
7.0-0 Nc6;  8.d5 Ne7;  9.b4 Nh5;  10.Re1 a5;  11.bxa5 Rxa5;  
12.a4 c5;  13.Ra3 Ra6;  14.Nb5 Nf6;  15.Bf1 Kh8;  16.Bb2 Ng4; 
17.h3 Nh6;  18.Nd2 g5;  19.Be2 Ng6;  20.Bg4 Nf4;  21.Nf1 f5;  
22.exf5 Bxf5;  23.Ng3 Bg6;  24.Ne4 Nxg4;  25.hxg4,  
Draw agreed.  (1/2 -1/2)  

Source: "The Week In Chess,"  # 418 


 Game # 6 

A_J_Goldsby (2250) - John_Anderson (1600) 
[E04]
Online (training) game; chess.net, 28.12.2002

1.d4 Nf6; 2.Nf3 e6; 3.g3 d5; 4.Bg2 c5; 5.0-0 Nc6; 6.c4 dxc4; 
7.Qa4 Bd7; 8.Qxc4 cxd4; 9.Nxd4 Rc8; 10.Nc3 Nxd4; 
11.Qxd4 Bc5; 12.Qh4 Bc6; 13.Bxc6+ Rxc6; 14.Rd1 Rd6; 
15.Bf4 Rxd1+; 16.Rxd1 Qb6; 17.Bg5 Be7; 18.Qa4+ Kf8; 
19.b3 h6; 20.Be3 Bc5; 21.Bxc5+ Qxc5; 22.Rd8+ Ke7; 
23.Rxh8 Qxc3; 24.Qxa7 Qe1+; 25.Kg2 Qxe2; 26.Qxb7+ Nd7; 
27.Ra8 Kf6; 28.Qf3+,   1 - 0   

Source: My own files. 
(I have my software set to automatically log my games in a PGN file.) 


Game # 7

 M. Porges (2400) - Emmanuel Lasker (2785) 
[C67]
Nuremburg, 1896

1.e4 e5;  2.Nf3 Nc6;  3.Bb5 Nf6;  4.0-0 Nxe4;  5.d4 Be7;  6.Qe2, 
6...Nd6;  7.Bxc6 bxc6;  8.dxe5 Nb7;  9.b3 0-0;  10.Bb2 d5;  
11.exd6 cxd6;  12.Nbd2 Re8;  13.Rfe1 Bd7;  14.Ne4 d5;  
15.Ned2 Ba3;  16.Be5 f6;  17.Qa6 fxe5;  18.Qxa3 e4;  19.Nd4, 
19...Qf6;  20.c3 Rf8;  21.f3 Qg5;  22.Qc1 Nc5;  23.Nf1 Qg6;  
24.Re3 Nd3;  25.Qd1 Nf4;  26.Ng3 h5;  27.Nde2 Nxg2;  
28.Kxg2 exf3+;  29.Rxf3 Bh3+;  30.Kxh3 Qg4+;  31.Kg2 Qxf3+; 
32.Kg1 h4;  33.Nh1 Qe3+;  White Resigns. 

 0 - 1 

Source: Chernev's book, + on-line databases. 


Game # 8

GM Jaan Ehlvest (2592) - T. Kokkila (2305) 
[A14]
15th ECC Gp 1 Paide EST (1), 17.09.1999

1.Nf3 d5;  2.c4 e6;  3.b3 Nf6;  4.Bb2 Be7;  5.g3 0-0;  6.Bg2 b6;  
7.0-0 Bb7;  8.e3 c5;  9.Qe2 Nc6;  10.d3 dxc4;  11.bxc4 Qc7;  
12.Nc3 Rac8;  13.Ne1 a6;  14.f4 Na7;  15.g4 Bxg2;  16.Nxg2 b5; 
17.g5 Nd7;  18.Rf3 f5;  19.Rh3 Rfe8;  20.e4 b4;  21.exf5 bxc3; 
22.Bxc3 Nf8;  23.f6 gxf6;  24.gxf6 Bd8;  25.Rg3+ Ng6;  26.Qh5, 
26...Qf7;  27.Nh4 Bxf6;  28.Nxg6 Bxc3;  29.Ne5+, Black Resigns. 

  1 - 0  

Source:  TWIC, (see the top of the page);  and  ChessBase's  on-line database. 


Game # 9

A.J. Goldsby I (2295)'Caduceo' (2060) 
[B09]
  "Internet / Dos Hermanos Qualifier"  
Section # XS11B / I.C.C. / played on-line 
Pensacola, FL (Rd.  # 7), 11.03.2004

1.e4 d6;  2.d4 Nf6;  3.Nc3 g6;  4.f4 Bg7;  5.Nf3 c5;  6.Bb5+ Bd7; 
7.e5 Ng4;  8.h3 Bxb5;  9.Nxb5 Qa5+;  10.Nc3 cxd4;  11.Qxd4, 
11...dxe5;  12.Qe4 Nh6;  13.Qxb7 exf4;  14.Bd2 0-0;  15.Qxa8 Nf5; 
16.Qb7 Ne3;  17.Bxe3 fxe3;  18.0-0 Qc5;  19.Kh1 Bxc3;  20.bxc3, 
20...Nc6;  21.Rae1 e6;  22.Qc7 Qxc3;  23.Re2 Rb8;  24.Rfe1 Rb2; 
25.Rxe3 Qxc2;  26.R3e2 Qxe2;  27.Rxe2 Rxe2;  28.Qxc6 Rxa2;  
29.Kh2 a5;  30.Qc4 Ra3;  31.Qc5 Ra2;  32.Ne5 a4;  33.Qe3 a3;  
34.Qf3, and Black RESIGNED shortly. (Approximately 45 moves.) 

  1 - 0  

Source:  I log my (on-line) games to a PGN file. 


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