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Queen's Gambit Accepted (D25)
1 d4 d5 2 c4 dxc4 3 Nf3 Nf6 4 e3

Number of games in database: 975
Years covered: 1878 to 2017
Overall record:
   White wins 36.1%
   Black wins 21.8%
   Draws 42.1%

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PRACTITIONERS
With the White Pieces With the Black Pieces
Svetozar Gligoric  17 games
Lajos Portisch  8 games
Julius Kozma  8 games
Milan Matulovic  39 games
Anthony Miles  26 games
Vlastimil Hort  19 games
NOTABLE GAMES [what is this?]
White Wins Black Wins
B Wall vs R Gantt, 1978
NN vs C Shearer, 1978
Lasker vs Duras, 1909
Kasparov vs Petrosian, 1981
Baburin vs Adianto, 1993
Reshevsky vs E Schiller, 1972
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 page 1 of 39; games 1-25 of 975  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves Year Event/LocaleOpening
1. Blackburne vs A Clerc 1-056 1878 ParisD25 Queen's Gambit Accepted
2. Showalter vs Blackburne 0-151 1896 NurembergD25 Queen's Gambit Accepted
3. S F Lebedev vs S Tolstoy  0-139 1900 corrD25 Queen's Gambit Accepted
4. Burn vs Janowski  0-146 1907 Ostend (Championship)D25 Queen's Gambit Accepted
5. Rubinstein vs H Suechting  ½-½23 1908 PragueD25 Queen's Gambit Accepted
6. Lasker vs Duras 1-054 1909 St. PetersburgD25 Queen's Gambit Accepted
7. Vidmar vs Schlechter  ½-½26 1911 San SebastianD25 Queen's Gambit Accepted
8. Levenfish vs A Rabinovich  1-036 1912 Vilnius All-Russian MastersD25 Queen's Gambit Accepted
9. O Chajes vs Janowski  0-123 1913 New York, NY USAD25 Queen's Gambit Accepted
10. Kupchik vs Capablanca 0-160 1913 Rice CC MastersD25 Queen's Gambit Accepted
11. Marshall vs Janowski  1-064 1914 St PetersburgD25 Queen's Gambit Accepted
12. Marshall vs Janowski  1-062 1914 MannheimD25 Queen's Gambit Accepted
13. C Jaffe vs Janowski 1-088 1916 Jaffe - JanowskiD25 Queen's Gambit Accepted
14. C Jaffe vs Janowski ½-½58 1916 Jaffe - JanowskiD25 Queen's Gambit Accepted
15. Marshall vs Janowski ½-½64 1916 Janowski - Marshall, Match 5D25 Queen's Gambit Accepted
16. Showalter vs Janowski  ½-½51 1916 Janowski - Showalter Match 4D25 Queen's Gambit Accepted
17. Showalter vs Janowski 0-142 1916 Janowski - Showalter Match 4D25 Queen's Gambit Accepted
18. Capablanca vs A L Kaufmann  1-022 1919 Simul, 40bD25 Queen's Gambit Accepted
19. Saemisch vs J Krejcik  1-053 1921 ViennaD25 Queen's Gambit Accepted
20. Saemisch vs K Richter  ½-½35 1932 Swinemuende GERD25 Queen's Gambit Accepted
21. E R Lundin vs A Muffang  1-036 1935 OlympiadD25 Queen's Gambit Accepted
22. M Monticelli vs A Muffang 1-020 1935 OlympiadD25 Queen's Gambit Accepted
23. V Paroulek vs Gilg  0-130 1936 UJCS-14.KongressD25 Queen's Gambit Accepted
24. Levenfish vs Rauzer  ½-½45 1936 Leningrad-chD25 Queen's Gambit Accepted
25. A Tsvetkov vs J Rejfir 0-123 1936 Munich ol (Men)D25 Queen's Gambit Accepted
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Kibitzer's Corner
Jan-12-09
Premium Chessgames Member
  refutor: any thoughts on the smyslov variation (4. ...g6)? is black just giving away too much space to White?
Mar-05-09  FiveofSwords: well in this position 4...e5 is such an easy move to play and I think its nearly =, although it may be a little too open and tactical for some people. 4...g6 would most of all just seem to be an attempt to keep the position a little slower. This position is pretty safe for black so I dont think that any reasonable improving moves he might make would put him in a hopeless position or anything. Its a little hard to understand what the long term plan of g6 would be for me, at least with 4..e5 you are probably going to give white an isolated pawn so thats something simple to work with. But if you have some plan its probably fine.
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