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Benoni, Classical, 9.O-O (A73)
1 d4 Nf6 2 c4 c5 3 d5 e6 4 Nc3 exd5 5 cxd5 d6 6 e4 g6
7 Nf3 Bg7 8 Be2 O-O 9

Number of games in database: 129
Years covered: 1954 to 2019
Overall record:
   White wins 34.1%
   Black wins 31.8%
   Draws 34.1%

Popularity graph, by decade

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With the White Pieces With the Black Pieces
Lev Polugaevsky  4 games
Alexander Beliavsky  3 games
Borislav Ivkov  3 games
NOTABLE GAMES [what is this?]
White Wins Black Wins
Gligoric vs Matulovic, 1967
Beliavsky vs Kasparov, 1979
Smyslov vs Filip, 1957
Stahlberg vs Spassky, 1955
E Magerramov vs Kasparov, 1979
Balashov vs Savon, 1971
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 page 1 of 6; games 1-25 of 129  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. Polugaevsky vs Spassky ½-½381954Leningrad masterA73 Benoni, Classical, 9.O-O
2. Stahlberg vs Spassky 0-1361955Gothenburg InterzonalA73 Benoni, Classical, 9.O-O
3. J Penrose vs F Olafsson  ½-½461955Hastings 1955/56A73 Benoni, Classical, 9.O-O
4. Ivkov vs P Trifunovic  ½-½181957YUG-chA73 Benoni, Classical, 9.O-O
5. R Weinstein vs Saidy  0-150195758th US OpenA73 Benoni, Classical, 9.O-O
6. Smyslov vs Filip 1-0391957EUR-chT (Men) 1stA73 Benoni, Classical, 9.O-O
7. B Korsakov vs A Bannik  0-1551959UKR-chA73 Benoni, Classical, 9.O-O
8. Korchnoi vs Lutikov 1-0201959USSR ChampionshipA73 Benoni, Classical, 9.O-O
9. J de Souza Mendes vs Ivkov  ½-½471959Mar del PlataA73 Benoni, Classical, 9.O-O
10. M Colon Romero vs E McCormick  0-137196162nd US OpenA73 Benoni, Classical, 9.O-O
11. Polugaevsky vs H Tomson  1-0281962JaltaA73 Benoni, Classical, 9.O-O
12. R H Steinmeyer vs A Hoffmann  1-0251964Manhattan Chess Club ChampionshipA73 Benoni, Classical, 9.O-O
13. E Eliskases vs R Garcia  ½-½281964Buenos Aires ch-ARA73 Benoni, Classical, 9.O-O
14. Z Vranesic vs Reshevsky 0-1401964Amsterdam InterzonalA73 Benoni, Classical, 9.O-O
15. T Trincardi vs B Rabar  ½-½321965Reggio Emilia 6566A73 Benoni, Classical, 9.O-O
16. S Zinser vs Larry Evans  0-1261967Venice itA73 Benoni, Classical, 9.O-O
17. Gligoric vs Matulovic 1-0421967Palma de MallorcaA73 Benoni, Classical, 9.O-O
18. Pachman vs J Kaplan ½-½431968Puerto RicoA73 Benoni, Classical, 9.O-O
19. H Rossetto vs V Palermo  1-0591968ARG-chA73 Benoni, Classical, 9.O-O
20. B Kchouk vs G McCurdy  ½-½351968Chess Olympiad Final-CA73 Benoni, Classical, 9.O-O
21. O'Kelly vs Korchnoi  ½-½621969Capablanca Memorial 7thA73 Benoni, Classical, 9.O-O
22. L Barczay vs L Espig  0-1301969Raach ZonalA73 Benoni, Classical, 9.O-O
23. H MacGrillen vs G McCurdy  1-0491971Cork opA73 Benoni, Classical, 9.O-O
24. Balashov vs Savon 0-1481971USSR ChampionshipA73 Benoni, Classical, 9.O-O
25. Spassky vs Balashov ½-½361971MoscowA73 Benoni, Classical, 9.O-O
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