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Sicilian, Accelerated Fianchetto (B36)
1 e4 c5 2 Nf3 Nc6 3 d4 cxd4 4 Nxd4 g6 5 c4

Number of games in database: 782
Years covered: 1929 to 2017
Overall record:
   White wins 34.3%
   Black wins 12.3%
   Draws 53.5%

Popularity graph, by decade

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PRACTITIONERS
With the White Pieces With the Black Pieces
Jan Smejkal  13 games
Paul Keres  9 games
Lev Polugaevsky  8 games
Dragoljub Velimirovic  23 games
Vladimir Malakhov  21 games
Sergei Tiviakov  21 games
NOTABLE GAMES [what is this?]
White Wins Black Wins
Tal vs Parma, 1961
Portisch vs Reshevsky, 1973
Keres vs P Dely, 1970
Geller vs P Ostojic, 1969
Sveshnikov vs Beliavsky, 1973
Nijboer vs Tiviakov, 2004
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 page 1 of 32; games 1-25 of 782  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves Year Event/LocaleOpening
1. Capablanca vs Colle 1-031 1929 BarcelonaB36 Sicilian, Accelerated Fianchetto
2. P Vaitonis vs J Therien  1-043 1949 CAN-chB36 Sicilian, Accelerated Fianchetto
3. Tal vs Vasiukov 1-048 1955 RigaB36 Sicilian, Accelerated Fianchetto
4. M Betak vs Ujtelky  0-142 1955 CSR-chB36 Sicilian, Accelerated Fianchetto
5. Krogius vs Gurgenidze  ½-½24 1956 Tbilisi f-USSR chB36 Sicilian, Accelerated Fianchetto
6. L Aronson vs Gurgenidze  1-049 1957 USSR ChampionshipB36 Sicilian, Accelerated Fianchetto
7. Geller vs Gurgenidze ½-½38 1958 USSR ChampionshipB36 Sicilian, Accelerated Fianchetto
8. Rodolfo Cardoso vs Tal ½-½44 1958 Portoroz InterzonalB36 Sicilian, Accelerated Fianchetto
9. J Penrose vs Filip  ½-½18 1958 Munich ol (Men) fin-AB36 Sicilian, Accelerated Fianchetto
10. Tringov vs P Trifunovic  1-067 1958 Munich ol (Men) fin-AB36 Sicilian, Accelerated Fianchetto
11. Z Nilsson vs P Trifunovic  1-055 1958 13th olm qual. group 4B36 Sicilian, Accelerated Fianchetto
12. Keres vs Panno ½-½22 1958 Munchen olB36 Sicilian, Accelerated Fianchetto
13. L Schmid vs H Lehmann  1-040 1959 FRG-ch 05thB36 Sicilian, Accelerated Fianchetto
14. Gligoric vs J Stupica 1-030 1959 YUG-chB36 Sicilian, Accelerated Fianchetto
15. Keres vs Gurgenidze  ½-½41 1959 USSR ChampionshipB36 Sicilian, Accelerated Fianchetto
16. Tal vs Gurgenidze 1-067 1959 USSR ChampionshipB36 Sicilian, Accelerated Fianchetto
17. Janosevic vs J Sofrevski  0-138 1960 YUG-chB36 Sicilian, Accelerated Fianchetto
18. Janosevic vs Parma  0-132 1960 YUG-chB36 Sicilian, Accelerated Fianchetto
19. E Paoli vs A Siveri  1-042 1960 Reggio Emilia 6061B36 Sicilian, Accelerated Fianchetto
20. Vukcevich vs D Drimer 1-062 1960 WchT U26 07thB36 Sicilian, Accelerated Fianchetto
21. Suetin vs Gurgenidze  ½-½25 1960 USSR ChampionshipB36 Sicilian, Accelerated Fianchetto
22. Korchnoi vs Benko 1-059 1960 Buenos AiresB36 Sicilian, Accelerated Fianchetto
23. Tal vs Ghitescu 1-050 1960 Leipzig olmB36 Sicilian, Accelerated Fianchetto
24. V Nedeljkovic vs L Lane  ½-½43 1961 Vrnjacka Banja ct (Women)B36 Sicilian, Accelerated Fianchetto
25. A Shmit vs Parma  ½-½36 1961 BelgradB36 Sicilian, Accelerated Fianchetto
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Kibitzer's Corner
Mar-24-04  AdrianP: Two nice wins for Black in the Accelerated Fianchetto at Corus:

Nijboer vs Tiviakov, 2004
H Hamdouchi vs Tiviakov, 2004

Mar-24-04  ruylopez900: Is the Accelerated Fianchetto also known as the Accelerated Dragon? Or is that something different?
Mar-24-04  AdrianP: <Ruy> Accelerated Fianchetto = Accelerated Dragon...
Mar-24-04  ruylopez900: Alright, thanks for clearing that up =D
Oct-23-05  Greginctw: whats with blacks terrible percentage? I know absolutely nothing about this opening, someone care to explain why its so bad?
Oct-24-05  who: Though the opening explorer shows that in fact black's percentage from this position is quite low, the percentage given up top doesn't indicate that. The percentage up top is only talking about games that don't fit into another catagory. Thus games that continue with 5...Bg7 (the most natural and common move) will fall under http://www.chessgames.com/perl/ches... (B38), http://www.chessgames.com/perl/ches... (B39), http://www.chessgames.com/perl/ches... (B37), or http://www.chessgames.com/perl/ches... (E95) (don't ask), but not under this catagory. Games that continue with 5...Nf6 6.Nc3 could be labelled as any one of a number of games (depending on the continuation). Games that continue 5...d6 also have a number of possibilities depending on the continuation.
Oct-26-05  Greginctw: I dont get it. You gave the B38 and b39 (which are just expanded b37 right) but those have terrible percentages too. It seems like a terribly weak system from the stats.
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