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Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack, 7...a6 Defense, 9...Be7 (B68)
1 e4 c5 2 Nf3 d6 3 d4 cxd4 4 Nxd4 Nf6 5 Nc3 Nc6 6 Bg5 e6
7 Qd2 a6 8 O-O-O Bd7 9 f4 Be7

Number of games in database: 190
Years covered: 1948 to 2017
Overall record:
   White wins 37.9%
   Black wins 34.7%
   Draws 27.4%

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PRACTITIONERS
With the White Pieces With the Black Pieces
Robert Eugene Byrne  6 games
Mikhail Tal  4 games
Aleksandar Matanovic  4 games
Edmar J Mednis  7 games
Petar Popovic  6 games
Robert Bellin  3 games
NOTABLE GAMES [what is this?]
White Wins Black Wins
Robert E Byrne vs V Liberzon, 1976
G Mazzoni vs J Minaya Molano, 1964
I Salgado Lopez vs Acs, 2011
H Kestler vs Spassky, 1973
F Olafsson vs Tolush, 1953
Beliavsky vs Spassky, 1973
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 page 1 of 8; games 1-25 of 190  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves Year Event/LocaleOpening
1. F R Anderson vs J N Williams  0-160 1948 Ontario ChampionshipB68 Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack, 7...a6 Defense, 9...Be7
2. Bronstein vs Ragozin 1-072 1949 USSR ChampionshipB68 Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack, 7...a6 Defense, 9...Be7
3. Sokolsky vs N Kopilov  0-155 1949 USSR ChampionshipB68 Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack, 7...a6 Defense, 9...Be7
4. Kamyshov vs Chekhover  0-149 1950 URS-ch sfB68 Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack, 7...a6 Defense, 9...Be7
5. F Olafsson vs Tolush 0-133 1953 Hastings 1953/54B68 Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack, 7...a6 Defense, 9...Be7
6. Ujtelky vs Sajtar  ½-½35 1954 CSR-chB68 Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack, 7...a6 Defense, 9...Be7
7. R Cross vs L Grumette 1-039 1954 Pan American-ch 2ndB68 Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack, 7...a6 Defense, 9...Be7
8. A Matanovic vs Tolush 1-046 1954 Hastings 1953/54B68 Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack, 7...a6 Defense, 9...Be7
9. M Bertok vs Z Vospernik  1-038 1955 YUG-chB68 Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack, 7...a6 Defense, 9...Be7
10. A Lein vs Tal 1-092 1955 VilniusB68 Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack, 7...a6 Defense, 9...Be7
11. H J Van Donk vs E Spanjaard  0-137 1955 Beverwijk-BB68 Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack, 7...a6 Defense, 9...Be7
12. P Lapiken vs Rossolimo ½-½49 1955 56th US OpenB68 Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack, 7...a6 Defense, 9...Be7
13. O Rubtsova vs L Rudenko  1-028 1956 wcc (women)B68 Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack, 7...a6 Defense, 9...Be7
14. Spassky vs Taimanov 1-041 1956 USSR ChampionshipB68 Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack, 7...a6 Defense, 9...Be7
15. Keres vs V Ciocaltea  ½-½21 1956 Alekhine MemorialB68 Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack, 7...a6 Defense, 9...Be7
16. Keres vs Najdorf  ½-½41 1956 Alekhine MemorialB68 Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack, 7...a6 Defense, 9...Be7
17. Spassky vs S Zhukhovitsky 1-052 1957 URS-ch sfB68 Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack, 7...a6 Defense, 9...Be7
18. Tal vs F Scafarelli 1-036 1957 ItalienB68 Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack, 7...a6 Defense, 9...Be7
19. K Khanov vs B Vladimirov  0-128 1957 URS-ch sfB68 Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack, 7...a6 Defense, 9...Be7
20. Keres vs Kotov  ½-½18 1957 SantiagoB68 Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack, 7...a6 Defense, 9...Be7
21. Gligoric vs A Conrady  1-036 1957 Dublin ZonalB68 Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack, 7...a6 Defense, 9...Be7
22. B Pehnec vs A Kaufman  1-030 1957 58th US OpenB68 Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack, 7...a6 Defense, 9...Be7
23. G Ramirez vs J W Collins  1-033 1957 58th US OpenB68 Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack, 7...a6 Defense, 9...Be7
24. Popovych vs Mednis  0-133 1957 58th US OpenB68 Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack, 7...a6 Defense, 9...Be7
25. Udovcic vs B Malich  ½-½21 1957 GothaB68 Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack, 7...a6 Defense, 9...Be7
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