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Sicilian, Scheveningen (B84)
1 e4 c5 2 Nf3 d6 3 d4 cxd4 4 Nxd4 Nf6 5 Nc3 e6 6 Be2 a6

Number of games in database: 2520
Years covered: 1921 to 2019
Overall record:
   White wins 34.6%
   Black wins 32.8%
   Draws 32.6%

Popularity graph, by decade

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PRACTITIONERS
With the White Pieces With the Black Pieces
Vlastimil Jansa  31 games
Efim Geller  30 games
Anatoly Karpov  16 games
Lubomir Ftacnik  56 games
Loek van Wely  50 games
Mihai Suba  38 games
NOTABLE GAMES [what is this?]
White Wins Black Wins
Nezhmetdinov vs Tal, 1961
Anand vs Kasparov, 1995
Ivanchuk vs Topalov, 1996
Karpov vs Kasparov, 1985
Anand vs Kasparov, 1997
J M Bellon Lopez vs G Garcia, 1976
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 page 1 of 101; games 1-25 of 2,520  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. A E Post vs Saemisch  ½-½30192121. DSB KongressB84 Sicilian, Scheveningen
2. Znosko-Borovsky vs Rubinstein ½-½611922LondonB84 Sicilian, Scheveningen
3. Yates vs Saemisch 1-01011923KarlsbadB84 Sicilian, Scheveningen
4. H Strick van Linschoten vs G Fontein  1-0321923ScheveningenB84 Sicilian, Scheveningen
5. P F Johner vs G Fontein  1-0321923ScheveningenB84 Sicilian, Scheveningen
6. W Fick vs Colle  1-0431923ScheveningenB84 Sicilian, Scheveningen
7. A Wallace vs B Kostic  0-1211924Sydney MatchB84 Sicilian, Scheveningen
8. J H Pannekoek vs W Fick 1-0381924Tournoi MajeurB84 Sicilian, Scheveningen
9. Znosko-Borovsky vs Opocensky ½-½521925ParisB84 Sicilian, Scheveningen
10. Carlos Torre vs Bogoljubov 0-1291925Baden-BadenB84 Sicilian, Scheveningen
11. Stalin vs Jeschow 1-0371926?B84 Sicilian, Scheveningen
12. Kupchik vs Santasiere 0-1421926Metropolitan Chess LeagueB84 Sicilian, Scheveningen
13. W Von Holzhausen vs P F Johner  0-1491926DresdenB84 Sicilian, Scheveningen
14. Loman vs W F Wertheim  1-0341927SSS cupB84 Sicilian, Scheveningen
15. A Vajda vs Alekhine ½-½661927KecskemetB84 Sicilian, Scheveningen
16. Weenink vs E Steiner  0-13419271st olm finalB84 Sicilian, Scheveningen
17. V Marin y Llovet vs E Steiner  ½-½2819271st olm finalB84 Sicilian, Scheveningen
18. W Schoenmann vs L Schmitt  1-053192725. DSB KongressB84 Sicilian, Scheveningen
19. S Mlotkowski vs Kupchik  ½-½10319271st NCF CongressB84 Sicilian, Scheveningen
20. R P Michell vs Kupchik  ½-½211927London vs. New York Cable MatchB84 Sicilian, Scheveningen
21. Weenink vs R Grau  ½-½331928OlympiadB84 Sicilian, Scheveningen
22. T Drezga vs J H Wertheim 1-0321928OlympiadB84 Sicilian, Scheveningen
23. S Rotenstein vs Saemisch  0-1551928It Cafe KoenigB84 Sicilian, Scheveningen
24. H Steiner vs Kevitz  ½-½761929Bradley BeachB84 Sicilian, Scheveningen
25. L Steiner vs Kupchik  1-01081929Bradley BeachB84 Sicilian, Scheveningen
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Kibitzer's Corner
Apr-28-04  Vischer: This usually comes out of the Najdorf with ...a6 first and then ...e6
Mar-26-06  shr0pshire: I am writing a theory article about a line in this variation. If anyone could offer any feedback I would appreciate it!

http://www.thekibitzer.info/index.p...

Thanks.

Shr0p.

Mar-26-06  drukenknight: after you're done helping Shrop. write a book for me, too.
Mar-26-06
Premium Chessgames Member
  James Demery: Hey drukenknight I haven`t seen you posting in a while.
Jul-03-07  Chess Carnival: Is it right to call this line of the Scheveningen the 'Paulsen Variation'? I'm confused about the names.. What is the 'Paulsen Variation' of the sicilian?
Jul-03-07  yavuz1990: I knew this position as Sicilian Najdorf Opocensky Variation :) until now. Maybe all three are the same.
Jul-03-07  Chess Carnival: <yavuz1990> Yes, no doubt it is, to say the least, a Najdorf-Scheveningen hybrid. <Maybe all three are the same> Probably, you are right.
Jun-04-08  Xeroxx: In the Opocensky variation black usually plays e7-e5.
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