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Stem game: Giovanni Vescovi vs Hristos Banikas (2000) 1/2-1/2

1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Qc7 5. Nc3 e6 6. Be3 a6 7. Bd3 Nf6 8. O-O h5 9. h3 b5 10. a3 Bb7 11. Qe2 Rc8 12. Nb3 Ne5 13. f4 Nc4 14. Bd4 h4 15. Qf2 Nxb2 16. e5 Nxd3 17. cxd3 Nd5 18. Nxd5 Bxd5 19. Rac1 Qb7 20. Nc5 Bxc5 21. Bxc5 f5 22. Kh2 Kf7 23. Rg1 Rh5 24. g4 hxg3+ 25. Rxg3 Rch8 26. Bb4 Qb8 27. Qc5 Qd8 28. Qd6 Bc6 29. d4 g5 30. fxg5 Rxg5 31. Rcg1 Rxg3 32. Rxg3 Rg8 33. Rxg8 Kxg8 34. Qe7 Qxe7 35. Bxe7 f4 36. Bg5 Kf7 37. Bxf4 Kg6 38. Kg3 Kf5 39. h4 Ke4 40. Bd2 Kxd4 41. Kf4 Be4 42. h5 Bf5 43. Bb4 Kd5 1/2-1/2
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Opening: Sicilian, Taimanov Variation (B48)
Player profiles: G Vescovi, H Banikas

Novelty of stem-game: 10. a3

1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Qc7 5. Nc3 e6 6. Be3 a6 7. Bd3 Nf6  8. 0-0 h5  9. h3 b5
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Game  ResultMoves Year Event/LocaleOpening
1. Topalov vs I Miladinovic  1-051 1995 It (cat.15), IX-XB48 Sicilian, Taimanov Variation
2. C Hansen vs I Miladinovic  1-041 1997 Groningen,FIDE WCH k.o NEDB48 Sicilian, Taimanov Variation
3. Timman vs Movsesian 0-136 1999 Sigeman & CoB48 Sicilian, Taimanov Variation
4. T Kiroski vs Fressinet  ½-½24 1999 EU-chT (Men)B48 Sicilian, Taimanov Variation
5. G Vescovi vs H Banikas  ½-½43 2000 34th OlympiadB48 Sicilian, Taimanov Variation
6. Ponomariov vs J Ye  ½-½49 2000 WCCB48 Sicilian, Taimanov Variation
7. A Mallahi vs A Niknaddaf  0-141 2001 ch-IRIB48 Sicilian, Taimanov Variation
8. Short vs I Miladinovic  1-028 2001 EuTChB48 Sicilian, Taimanov Variation
9. Kotronias vs I Miladinovic  1-049 2001 3rd OpenB48 Sicilian, Taimanov Variation
10. A Neiksans vs V Stamenkov  1-041 2001 ECCB48 Sicilian, Taimanov Variation
11. S Berndt vs H Banikas  0-131 2001 ECCB48 Sicilian, Taimanov Variation
12. D Pikula vs C Marzolo  ½-½48 2001 3rd Hilton OpenB48 Sicilian, Taimanov Variation
13. I Teran Alvarez vs K Spraggett  0-131 2001 GMBB48 Sicilian, Taimanov Variation
14. Efimenko vs I Miladinovic  ½-½32 2001 2nd IECCB48 Sicilian, Taimanov Variation
15. K Trygstad vs A Horvath  0-150 2004 20th European Club CupB48 Sicilian, Taimanov Variation
16. D Vocaturo vs I Miladinovic  0-149 2005 Frascati Chess WeekB48 Sicilian, Taimanov Variation
17. H Ziska vs I Ivanisevic  0-125 2006 XXII Reykjavik OpenB48 Sicilian, Taimanov Variation
18. A M Berescu vs Damljanovic  0-131 2008 European Individual ChampionshipB48 Sicilian, Taimanov Variation
19. G Biocanin vs M Lapcevic  ½-½11 2008 Belgrade Premier LeagueB48 Sicilian, Taimanov Variation
20. G Szabo vs D Mastrovasilis  0-134 2009 10th European Individual ChampionshipB48 Sicilian, Taimanov Variation
21. Baiq Vina Lestari vs J Zawadzka  ½-½46 2010 Chess Olympiad (Women)B48 Sicilian, Taimanov Variation
22. B Grimberg vs E Vorobiov  0-142 2010 European Individual ChampionshipsB48 Sicilian, Taimanov Variation
23. S Winkler vs A Horvath  0-129 2010 European Individual ChampionshipsB48 Sicilian, Taimanov Variation
24. J Wyss vs M A Botvinnik  1-032 2010 11th World University Championship MenB48 Sicilian, Taimanov Variation
25. A P F Vasques vs M Luch  ½-½27 2012 TCh-POR Div 1 FinalB48 Sicilian, Taimanov Variation
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1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Qc7 5. Nc3 e6 6. Be3 a6 7. Bd3 Nf6  8. 0-0 h5  9. h3
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Game  ResultMoves Year Event/LocaleOpening
1. S Kindermann vs Movsesian  ½-½25 1996 GER-ARMB48 Sicilian, Taimanov Variation
2. Hracek vs Movsesian  ½-½28 1997 CZE-chT 9798B48 Sicilian, Taimanov Variation
3. Fedorov vs Movsesian  ½-½42 2000 WCCB48 Sicilian, Taimanov Variation
4. D Rowe vs H M A Kadhi  0-140 2000 Istanbul ol (Men)B48 Sicilian, Taimanov Variation
5. A Sokolov vs T Wyss  1-026 2001 3rd Hilton OpenB48 Sicilian, Taimanov Variation
6. P Czarnota vs A Braun  0-138 2001 EYCC B14B48 Sicilian, Taimanov Variation
7. C Peptan vs Khurtsidze  1-055 2001 6th ECCWB48 Sicilian, Taimanov Variation
8. N Fercec vs A Horvath  0-139 2001 Hotel Lippa GMB48 Sicilian, Taimanov Variation
9. J Fernandez Garcia vs E Rodriguez Guerrero  1-037 2003 It (cat.10)B48 Sicilian, Taimanov Variation
10. T Abrahamyan vs R Goletiani  0-141 2004 ch-USA Rapid Playoff WomenB48 Sicilian, Taimanov Variation
11. Wolff vs M Zivanic  ½-½36 2008 United States Chess LeagueB48 Sicilian, Taimanov Variation
12. Dgebuadze vs Movsesian  ½-½25 2009 2009-2010 BundesligaB48 Sicilian, Taimanov Variation
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1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Qc7 5. Nc3 e6 6. Be3 a6 7. Bd3 Nf6  8. 0-0 h5
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Game  ResultMoves Year Event/LocaleOpening
1. Emanuelsson vs Aberg 0-111 1978 crB48 Sicilian, Taimanov Variation
2. D Treybal vs R Gerber  1-069 2000 SVK-chT2E 9900B48 Sicilian, Taimanov Variation
3. J Zawadzka vs B Grabarska  ½-½34 2001 ch-POL wB48 Sicilian, Taimanov Variation
4. A Adhikari vs S Akter Liza  0-118 2010 16th Asian Games (Women Rapid)B48 Sicilian, Taimanov Variation
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1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Qc7 5. Nc3 e6 6. Be3 a6 7. Bd3 Nf6  8. 0-0
 page 1 of 18; games 1-25 of 450  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves Year Event/LocaleOpening
1. Y Pustina vs Gligoric  0-142 1960 Leipzig ol (Men) qual-AB48 Sicilian, Taimanov Variation
2. Z Nilsson vs Filip  0-130 1960 Leipzig ol (Men) qual-CB48 Sicilian, Taimanov Variation
3. J Fichtl vs J Vesely  ½-½38 1961 CSR-chB48 Sicilian, Taimanov Variation
4. R Weinstein vs Reshevsky  1-032 1961 USA-chB48 Sicilian, Taimanov Variation
5. E Hearst vs Larry Evans  0-129 1961 USA-chB48 Sicilian, Taimanov Variation
6. Geller vs Tal  ½-½27 1962 Curacao CandidatesB48 Sicilian, Taimanov Variation
7. Novopashin vs Suetin  1-041 1962 USSR ChampionshipB48 Sicilian, Taimanov Variation
8. A Dueckstein vs Pachman 1-029 1962 Varna ol (Men)B48 Sicilian, Taimanov Variation
9. Novopashin vs Suetin  0-134 1963 USSR ChampionshipB48 Sicilian, Taimanov Variation
10. C Zuidema vs C B van den Berg  1-024 1963 NED-ch21B48 Sicilian, Taimanov Variation
11. Tringov vs K Langeweg  ½-½41 1964 Tel Aviv ol (Men) fin-AB48 Sicilian, Taimanov Variation
12. Novopashin vs W Schmidt  ½-½73 1964 Rubinstein memB48 Sicilian, Taimanov Variation
13. L Endzelins vs Hybl  0-140 1965 5th CC World Ch FinalB48 Sicilian, Taimanov Variation
14. A Dueckstein vs Suetin  ½-½37 1965 CopenhagenB48 Sicilian, Taimanov Variation
15. V Vepkhvishvili vs Galustov  1-023 1965 Ch Tbilisi PupilsB43 Sicilian, Kan, 5.Nc3
16. Tolush vs Matulovic 1-031 1965 URS-JUGB48 Sicilian, Taimanov Variation
17. Vasiukov vs Suetin  ½-½32 1965 USSR ChampionshipB48 Sicilian, Taimanov Variation
18. Lutikov vs Tal 1-034 1965 USSR Championship 1964/65B48 Sicilian, Taimanov Variation
19. R Fuchs vs Jansa  ½-½16 1965 TiblisiB48 Sicilian, Taimanov Variation
20. C Zuidema vs Matulovic  ½-½38 1965 EU-chT (Men)B48 Sicilian, Taimanov Variation
21. Janosevic vs Matulovic  1-053 1966 SarajevoB48 Sicilian, Taimanov Variation
22. R Nicevski vs Soos  1-029 1967 SkopjeB48 Sicilian, Taimanov Variation
23. Janosevic vs J Kupper  1-040 1967 Venice itB48 Sicilian, Taimanov Variation
24. W Schmidt vs H Liebert  1-051 1967 Rubinstein memB48 Sicilian, Taimanov Variation
25. S Tatai vs J Kupper  1-064 1967 Venice itB48 Sicilian, Taimanov Variation
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1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Qc7 5. Nc3 e6 6. Be3 a6 7. Bd3 Nf6
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Game  ResultMoves Year Event/LocaleOpening
1. J T Barendregt vs F Olafsson  0-132 1961 Marianske Lazne ztB48 Sicilian, Taimanov Variation
2. A Lein vs Suetin  1-041 1965 USSR Championship 1964/65B48 Sicilian, Taimanov Variation
3. B Huguet vs Matulovic 0-120 1967 Reggio Emilia 6768B82 Sicilian, Scheveningen
4. J Kostro vs W Schmidt 0-140 1968 Rubinstein memB82 Sicilian, Scheveningen
5. G Capelan vs Janosevic  ½-½17 1968 Int. tournament, Solingen (FRG)B48 Sicilian, Taimanov Variation
6. Lutikov vs Tal  1-042 1968 USSR Championship 1968/69B48 Sicilian, Taimanov Variation
7. G Timoshchenko vs R Nicevski  ½-½53 1969 VilniusB48 Sicilian, Taimanov Variation
8. Yanofsky vs M Bobotsov  1-040 1970 Siegen olB48 Sicilian, Taimanov Variation
9. R Cosulich vs M Damjanovic  0-124 1971 VeneziaB48 Sicilian, Taimanov Variation
10. Velimirovic vs M Damjanovic  0-158 1972 ZagrebB48 Sicilian, Taimanov Variation
11. S Mariotti vs Pinson  1-024 1973 corr 1.EU tt, VorrundeB48 Sicilian, Taimanov Variation
12. G Capelan vs Matulovic  ½-½44 1973 EU-chT (Men)B48 Sicilian, Taimanov Variation
13. R Bellin vs W Schmidt  ½-½32 1973 Eksjo 1stB82 Sicilian, Scheveningen
14. Lombardy vs E De Castro  1-038 1973 ManilaB48 Sicilian, Taimanov Variation
15. R Cosulich vs M Damjanovic  0-124 1974 ItalyB48 Sicilian, Taimanov Variation
16. N E Povah vs R Emerson  1-026 1975 Surrey ChampionshipB48 Sicilian, Taimanov Variation
17. Romanishin vs Balashov 0-137 1979 Minsk URS chB48 Sicilian, Taimanov Variation
18. V Arapovic vs Kurajica  0-172 1980 SarajevoB46 Sicilian, Taimanov Variation
19. Sax vs C Wilhelmi  1-082 1999 Bled openB48 Sicilian, Taimanov Variation
20. K Mueller vs C Lutz  0-146 2001 ch-GERB48 Sicilian, Taimanov Variation
21. I Kudinov vs C van Bohemen  1-042 2001 Dutch OpenB48 Sicilian, Taimanov Variation
22. R Benares vs J Toledo  0-130 2001 1st Mario CovasB48 Sicilian, Taimanov Variation
23. S Barakat Hassan vs A Omearat  1-058 2001 Golden Cleopatra OpenB48 Sicilian, Taimanov Variation
24. E Najer vs P Tregubov  ½-½55 2001 2nd IECC Playoff g/15B48 Sicilian, Taimanov Variation
25. D Spelec vs M Susnik  0-135 2001 ch-SLOB48 Sicilian, Taimanov Variation
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1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Qc7 5. Nc3 e6 6. Be3 a6 7. Bd3
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Game  ResultMoves Year Event/LocaleOpening
1. R W M Baxter vs D A Smith  1-051 1962 Whitby British chB48 Sicilian, Taimanov Variation
2. V Heuer vs Taimanov  ½-½19 1962 LeningradB48 Sicilian, Taimanov Variation
3. I Nei vs Suetin  ½-½21 1963 USSR ChampionshipB48 Sicilian, Taimanov Variation
4. R W Morgan vs Keene 1-042 1964 County MatchB48 Sicilian, Taimanov Variation
5. P Tautvaisas vs E W Marchand  1-025 1965 Illinois opB46 Sicilian, Taimanov Variation
6. I Radulov vs Gipslis  0-132 1966 Tbilisi (Georgia)B48 Sicilian, Taimanov Variation
7. G Antunac vs Kurajica  0-121 1967 TournamentB48 Sicilian, Taimanov Variation
8. J Hase vs Quinteros  1-052 1967 ARG-ch qualB46 Sicilian, Taimanov Variation
9. G Akopian vs V Osnos  ½-½45 1967 URS-chTB48 Sicilian, Taimanov Variation
10. Suetin vs Doda  1-043 1967 LeningradB48 Sicilian, Taimanov Variation
11. Suetin vs V Osnos  1-040 1967 LeningradB48 Sicilian, Taimanov Variation
12. E Jimenez Zerquera vs V Osnos  0-130 1967 October Revolution 50B48 Sicilian, Taimanov Variation
13. Cherepkov vs V Osnos  ½-½43 1968 USSR Championship 1968/69B48 Sicilian, Taimanov Variation
14. O Troianescu vs I Aloni  1-050 1968 NetanyaB46 Sicilian, Taimanov Variation
15. B Ivanovic vs S Nikolic  1-028 1969 YUG-ch 24thB48 Sicilian, Taimanov Variation
16. Lutikov vs Taimanov 0-141 1969 USSR ChampionshipB48 Sicilian, Taimanov Variation
17. Geller vs Gipslis 0-132 1969 USSR ChampionshipB48 Sicilian, Taimanov Variation
18. Hort vs F Olafsson  ½-½15 1969 AthenB48 Sicilian, Taimanov Variation
19. M Moe vs W Schmidt  0-173 1970 Siegen ol (Men) fin-BB48 Sicilian, Taimanov Variation
20. D Levy vs Portisch  0-140 1970 HastingsB48 Sicilian, Taimanov Variation
21. I Radulov vs Taimanov  0-120 1970 ?B48 Sicilian, Taimanov Variation
22. Minic vs Taimanov  0-133 1970 Palma de Mallorca InterzonalB48 Sicilian, Taimanov Variation
23. Sinakov vs Karpov  0-136 1971 03, Leningrad tt-studB48 Sicilian, Taimanov Variation
24. I Platonov vs Tal  ½-½56 1971 USSR ChampionshipB48 Sicilian, Taimanov Variation
25. H Ree vs Mecking 0-136 1971 WijkB48 Sicilian, Taimanov Variation
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1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Qc7 5. Nc3 e6 6. Be3 a6
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Game  ResultMoves Year Event/LocaleOpening
1. Olland vs V Sjoberg  1-078 1912 StockholmB49 Sicilian, Taimanov Variation
2. D Drimer vs K Darga  ½-½17 1960 Leipzig ol (Men) qual-DB85 Sicilian, Scheveningen, Classical
3. E Haag vs Suetin  0-129 1961 DebrecenB48 Sicilian, Taimanov Variation
4. J Pogats vs Taimanov  0-136 1961 BudapestB48 Sicilian, Taimanov Variation
5. E Paoli vs Suetin  0-134 1961 DebrecenB48 Sicilian, Taimanov Variation
6. J Pogats vs Ujtelky  1-053 1961 EU-chT (Men)B48 Sicilian, Taimanov Variation
7. Y Kots vs Gipslis  ½-½40 1961 USSR Championship 1961bB48 Sicilian, Taimanov Variation
8. Gipslis vs B Vladimirov  ½-½21 1961 USSR Championship 1961bB48 Sicilian, Taimanov Variation
9. A Khasin vs Taimanov  0-168 1961 USSR Championship 1961bB48 Sicilian, Taimanov Variation
10. Polugaevsky vs Gipslis  ½-½21 1961 USSR Championship 1961bB48 Sicilian, Taimanov Variation
11. Bronstein vs Taimanov 1-034 1961 USSR Championship 1961bB48 Sicilian, Taimanov Variation
12. K Honfi vs L Lengyel 1-027 1961 Hungary chB48 Sicilian, Taimanov Variation
13. Averbakh vs Boleslavsky  ½-½24 1961 USSR Championship 1961aB48 Sicilian, Taimanov Variation
14. Tal vs F Olafsson 1-038 1961 BledB48 Sicilian, Taimanov Variation
15. Matulovic vs J Kupper 1-048 1961 ZuerichB82 Sicilian, Scheveningen
16. Stoltz vs K Darga  ½-½43 1962 Varna ol (Men)B48 Sicilian, Taimanov Variation
17. Spassky vs K Darga 1-027 1962 VarnaB48 Sicilian, Taimanov Variation
18. U Raisa vs A Matanovic  0-151 1962 Varna ol (Men)B48 Sicilian, Taimanov Variation
19. Parma vs J Penrose  ½-½29 1962 Mar del PlataB48 Sicilian, Taimanov Variation
20. Gligoric vs K Darga  ½-½22 1962 SarajevoB48 Sicilian, Taimanov Variation
21. E Paoli vs B Rabar  ½-½16 1962 Reggio Emilia 6263B48 Sicilian, Taimanov Variation
22. E Paoli vs Portisch  ½-½38 1962 Asztalos memB48 Sicilian, Taimanov Variation
23. E Paoli vs K Langeweg  0-147 1962 Reggio Emilia 6263B48 Sicilian, Taimanov Variation
24. Bronstein vs Ivkov  ½-½41 1962 LavovB48 Sicilian, Taimanov Variation
25. O M Hindle vs D R Thomson 1-024 1962 Whitby British chB48 Sicilian, Taimanov Variation
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