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Vienna Game (C28)
1 e4 e5 2 Nc3 Nf6 3 Bc4 Nc6

Number of games in database: 1597
Years covered: 1620 to 2019
Overall record:
   White wins 41.2%
   Black wins 29.9%
   Draws 28.9%

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PRACTITIONERS
With the White Pieces With the Black Pieces
Jacques Mieses  33 games
Nikola Mitkov  20 games
Bent Larsen  20 games
Svetozar Gligoric  7 games
Frantisek Blatny  7 games
Varlam Vepkhvishvili  7 games
NOTABLE GAMES [what is this?]
White Wins Black Wins
Tartakower vs Rubinstein, 1925
Alekhine vs B Gregory, 1909
Schlechter vs Steinitz, 1898
P Delekta vs Geller, 1992
Spielmann vs Reti, 1928
J J Hastings vs A P Law, 1994
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 page 1 of 64; games 1-25 of 1,597  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. Greco vs NN 1-0111620Miscellaneous GameC28 Vienna Game
2. F E Brenzinger vs K Brenzinger ½-½551859Correspondence GameC28 Vienna Game
3. Hirschfeld vs O Holdheim 1-0151861MarienbadC28 Vienna Game
4. E Pindar vs Horwitz  1-0251861ManchesterC28 Vienna Game
5. C Stanley vs Horwitz 0-1241861ManchesterC28 Vienna Game
6. H Hirschbach vs M Lange  0-1521861LeipzigC28 Vienna Game
7. E Pindar vs Horwitz  ½-½571861ManchesterC28 Vienna Game
8. Dubois vs Baruch  1-0231866FlorenceC28 Vienna Game
9. Steinitz vs C M Baxter  ½-½391867Blindfold simul, 6bC28 Vienna Game
10. Steinitz vs G B Fraser 1-0531867Dundee (Scotland)C28 Vienna Game
11. Steinitz vs G B Fraser  0-1631867Dundee mC28 Vienna Game
12. Steinitz vs E Anthony  ½-½331870GBR tour simC28 Vienna Game
13. Steinitz vs J Minckwitz 0-1181870Baden-BadenC28 Vienna Game
14. K Pitschel vs A Alexander  1-0271870Alexander blindfoldC28 Vienna Game
15. Mackenzie vs W B Haughton 1-02218712nd American Chess CongressC28 Vienna Game
16. Mackenzie vs H D Smith 1-02218712nd American Chess CongressC28 Vienna Game
17. Steinitz vs Dufresne 1-0361874LiverpoolC28 Vienna Game
18. Steinitz vs Vines  1-0381874BristolC28 Vienna Game
19. Mackenzie vs H Kennicott  1-05018743rd American Chess CongressC28 Vienna Game
20. A van der Linde vs E Dekker 0-1261875corrC28 Vienna Game
21. Steinitz vs W Parratt  ½-½321875Blindfold simul, 7bC28 Vienna Game
22. Zukertort vs NN 1-0161877Leipzig -C28 Vienna Game
23. Mackenzie vs N Loverin 1-0161879Simul, 14bC28 Vienna Game
24. F Riemann vs E Schallopp ½-½411880Berlin mC28 Vienna Game
25. Ott vs H Charlick 0-1251881Casual gameC28 Vienna Game
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Kibitzer's Corner
Mar-03-05  Kingsandsquares: Vienna...
Jun-18-05  trumbull0042: "1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bc4 Nf6 4. Nc3 Bb4 5. d3 d5 6. exd5 Nxd5 7. O-O Bxc3 8. bxc3" Why not 8...Nxc3? That is not one of the two options for black's 8th move in the opening explorer.
Jul-31-05  cuendillar: Probably because of 9.Qe1 gaining a centre pawn for the doubled c-pawn.
Jan-14-10  pablo333: I could well be missing something here, but after the sequence 1 e4 e5 2 Nc3 Nf6 3 Bc4 Nc6, is 4 Qf3 a feasible option for white? For example: 4... Nd4 might be met by 5 Qd3 (with a view to white developing his King Knight to e2 and a possible fianchetto of his Queen Bishop)?!
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