The 1010 selected annotated games offer excellent study materials. Top players such as Caruana (4 annotated games), Adhiban (1); Anand (8), Bologan (4), Edouard (4), Firouzja (1), Gelfand (16), Giri (2), Heine-Nielsen (3), Kamsky (1), Karjakin (7), Kramnik (3), Leko (1), Nakamura (1), Navara (2), Nepomniachtchi (1), Radjabov (2), So (1), Vachier Lagrave (8), Vidit (2), Vitiugov (2), Wojtaszek (1), Yu Yangyi (2) have analysed their games and to these are added annotations from Najdorf experts such as Ftacnik (448), Gofshtein (43), Stohl (32) and other distinguished authors. All in all, there are 10119 such games and they do have a rating-average of at least 2570 (except games with annotations and few older games of Najdorf experts Anand (for both sides), van Wely, Gelfand and Vachier-Lagrave).
|System:||Windows 7 or higher|
System requirements (Minimum): Desktop PC or Notebook, Windows 10, 8.1, 2 GB RAM, and Fritz 14, 15, 16, 17 or ChessBase 12, 13, 14, 15, 16 and DVD drive for DVDs / for Downloads no DVD drive required.
A double click on the database loads the games overview. A further double click loads the relevant game. The tab Players lets you sort the games according to frequency (with the tab Total). At the top there is Loek van Wely with 350 games. It is also worth studying the games of Maxime Vachier Lagrave and Boris Gelfand, who have played almost all their 283 or 264 games with the black pieces. Furthermore, it is interesting to click on Title; (for that you should have an up-to-date player encyclopaedia) you can see that almost all the world champions had or still have the Najdorf Variation in their repertoire.
The games can be played through or further investigated with an engine or a Powerbook.