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Queen's Indian (E14)
1 d4 Nf6 2 c4 e6 3 Nf3 b6 4 e3

Number of games in database: 1237
Years covered: 1878 to 2016
Overall record:
   White wins 32.6%
   Black wins 25.4%
   Draws 42.0%

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PRACTITIONERS
With the White Pieces With the Black Pieces
Lajos Portisch  32 games
Petrosian  19 games
Paul Keres  15 games
Anatoly Karpov  13 games
Lev Polugaevsky  11 games
Michail Brodsky  9 games
NOTABLE GAMES [what is this?]
White Wins Black Wins
Keres vs Spassky, 1955
Portisch vs DeFirmian, 1989
Petrosian vs Karpov, 1973
Spassky vs Tal, 1979
E Dizdarevic vs Miles, 1985
Kramnik vs Kasparov, 2001
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 page 1 of 50; games 1-25 of 1,237  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves Year Event/LocaleOpening
1. J Mason vs Blackburne ½-½78 1878 ParisE14 Queen's Indian
2. W Wayte vs Owen 0-149 1881 Counties Chess AssociationE14 Queen's Indian
3. Mackenzie vs Blackburne 1-027 1883 LondonE14 Queen's Indian
4. J Mason vs Taubenhaus 1-052 1885 HamburgE14 Queen's Indian
5. O C Mueller vs Gunsberg  0-141 1890 ManchesterE14 Queen's Indian
6. Steinitz vs Gunsberg ½-½39 1891 Steinitz - Gunsberg World Championship MatchE14 Queen's Indian
7. Tartakower vs Saemisch 1-023 1922 Teplitz-SchönauE14 Queen's Indian
8. Koltanowski vs D Reca  0-129 1924 ol final BE14 Queen's Indian
9. Kmoch vs S Rosselli del Turco  1-048 1926 SemmeringE14 Queen's Indian
10. A Vajda vs G Nagy  0-115 1926 BudapestE14 Queen's Indian
11. Rubinstein vs E Tholfsen 0-120 1928 Simul, 24bE14 Queen's Indian
12. Kmoch vs Gruenfeld  ½-½23 1928 12th Trebitsch memE14 Queen's Indian
13. Menchik vs Gruenfeld ½-½111 1929 KarlsbadE14 Queen's Indian
14. Marshall vs H K Mattison  ½-½24 1929 KarlsbadE14 Queen's Indian
15. H K Mattison vs Colle 1-031 1929 KarlsbadE14 Queen's Indian
16. N Mannheimer vs Colle 0-145 1930 FrankfurtE14 Queen's Indian
17. Menchik vs W Winter  ½-½37 1930 ScarboroughE14 Queen's Indian
18. Menchik vs Gruenfeld  ½-½17 1930 ScarboroughE14 Queen's Indian
19. K Treybal vs A Gromer  1-065 1930 Hamburg ol (Men)E14 Queen's Indian
20. Ahues vs I Pleci  ½-½31 1930 LiegeE14 Queen's Indian
21. G A Thomas vs Marshall  1-023 1930 LiegeE14 Queen's Indian
22. Menchik vs Alekhine 0-140 1932 LondonE14 Queen's Indian
23. J C Engelen vs Alekhine 0-125 1933 JakartaE14 Queen's Indian
24. Bogoljubov vs Saemisch 1-035 1933 Bad PyrmontE14 Queen's Indian
25. N G Engholm vs Reshevsky  0-123 1934 Western ChampionshipE14 Queen's Indian
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Kibitzer's Corner
Sep-03-10  rapidcitychess: Isn't 4.e3 just a waiting move? Seems useless to me.

Sincerely,
Rapidcitychess

Sep-03-10  nummerzwei: <rapidcitychess: Isn't 4.e3 just a waiting move?>

Since White generally follows up with 5.Bd3 and 6.0-0, the answer is no.

Sep-03-10  rapidcitychess: Yes, I see that as in the Rubinstein of the NI, but there are better ways to accomplish that isn't there?

Sincerely,
Rapidcitychess

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