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Benoni, Fianchetto, 9...Nbd7 (A63)
1 d4 Nf6 2 c4 c5 3 d5 e6 4 Nc3 exd5 5 cxd5 d6 6 Nf3 g6
7 g3 Bg7 8 Bg2 O-O 9

Number of games in database: 154
Years covered: 1954 to 2019
Overall record:
   White wins 28.6%
   Black wins 34.4%
   Draws 37.0%

Popularity graph, by decade

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With the White Pieces With the Black Pieces
Predrag Nikolic  9 games
Zlatko Ilincic  4 games
Fabiano Caruana  3 games
Nick DeFirmian  11 games
Evgeny Alekseev  9 games
Dragoljub Velimirovic  9 games
NOTABLE GAMES [what is this?]
White Wins Black Wins
P Nikolic vs Navara, 2005
Grischuk vs Bacrot, 2009
Najdorf vs R Garcia, 1968
G Ligterink vs Nunn, 1982
Quinteros vs Velimirovic, 1970
Bareev vs E Alekseev, 2007
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 page 1 of 7; games 1-25 of 154  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. Antoshin vs I Veltmander  0-1401954Leningrad masterA63 Benoni, Fianchetto, 9...Nbd7
2. J H Donner vs Keres 0-1341955Hastings 1954/55A63 Benoni, Fianchetto, 9...Nbd7
3. J H Donner vs Pachman  0-1361955Hastings 1954/55A63 Benoni, Fianchetto, 9...Nbd7
4. Rossolimo vs T Fries  1-025195556th US OpenA63 Benoni, Fianchetto, 9...Nbd7
5. Sliwa vs Spassky ½-½171955Gothenburg InterzonalA63 Benoni, Fianchetto, 9...Nbd7
6. F Rubio Aguado vs Lombardy  0-1381957Mar del PlataA63 Benoni, Fianchetto, 9...Nbd7
7. J Kozma vs B Haggqvist  1-0381957WchT U26 04thA63 Benoni, Fianchetto, 9...Nbd7
8. Portisch vs Ivkov  ½-½201965HoogovensA63 Benoni, Fianchetto, 9...Nbd7
9. J Flesch vs Velimirovic  1-0581965BelgradeA63 Benoni, Fianchetto, 9...Nbd7
10. N C Steen vs J van Baarle  0-1301967Youth TournamentA63 Benoni, Fianchetto, 9...Nbd7
11. Najdorf vs R Garcia  1-0781968Seniors-JuniorsA63 Benoni, Fianchetto, 9...Nbd7
12. Quinteros vs Velimirovic 0-1291970Vinkovci (Croatia)A63 Benoni, Fianchetto, 9...Nbd7
13. R Cross vs T Mueller  1-0561971NAmerica-ch1 corr7175A63 Benoni, Fianchetto, 9...Nbd7
14. P Danenhower vs Spassky 0-13119719th Canadian OpenA63 Benoni, Fianchetto, 9...Nbd7
15. Najdorf vs O Cuasnicu  ½-½521972Buenos AiresA63 Benoni, Fianchetto, 9...Nbd7
16. P Peev vs Savon  0-1391973Capablanca memA63 Benoni, Fianchetto, 9...Nbd7
17. R Cappello vs R Cosulich  0-1341973ITA-ch 34thA63 Benoni, Fianchetto, 9...Nbd7
18. Joseph Sanchez vs Velimirovic 0-1451974Olympiad Qualifying Group 3A63 Benoni, Fianchetto, 9...Nbd7
19. Smejkal vs Hort  0-1421975HoogovensA63 Benoni, Fianchetto, 9...Nbd7
20. L Ogaard vs Robatsch  ½-½391976Haifa Olympiad (Men)A63 Benoni, Fianchetto, 9...Nbd7
21. P Youngworth vs K Rogoff  0-1461978Lone PineA63 Benoni, Fianchetto, 9...Nbd7
22. Smyslov vs Portisch 0-14019782nd ECC 1/8 finalA63 Benoni, Fianchetto, 9...Nbd7
23. Sosonko vs Ribli  ½-½191978OlympiadA63 Benoni, Fianchetto, 9...Nbd7
24. J A Rubinetti vs Gheorghiu  0-1641979Buenos Aires (Clarin)A63 Benoni, Fianchetto, 9...Nbd7
25. Szabo vs L Christiansen  1-0401981Hastings 1981/82A63 Benoni, Fianchetto, 9...Nbd7
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Kibitzer's Corner
Jun-05-06  PaulKeres: What is move 9 for white here? thanks
Jun-05-06  KingG: Judging by the diagram, 9.0-0.
Jun-05-06  PaulKeres: Yes, seems so. Thanks
Jan-15-09  Xeroxx: Just wanted to point out that based on 83 games the percentage is:

White wins 28.9%
Black wins 37.3%

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