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Queen's Indian, Old Main line, 7.Nc3 (E18)
1 d4 Nf6 2 c4 e6 3 Nf3 b6 4 g3 Bb7 5 Bg2 Be7 6 O-O O-O
7 Nc3

Number of games in database: 375
Years covered: 1920 to 2019
Overall record:
   White wins 46.1%
   Black wins 21.3%
   Draws 32.5%

Popularity graph, by decade

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PRACTITIONERS
With the White Pieces With the Black Pieces
Jan Smejkal  8 games
V Tukmakov  5 games
 
Anatoly Karpov  7 games
Carlos Enrique Guimard  4 games
Lev Psakhis  4 games
NOTABLE GAMES [what is this?]
White Wins Black Wins
M Heinicke vs Seitz, 1934
Spassky vs Korchnoi, 1964
Euwe vs Capablanca, 1938
Saemisch vs Nimzowitsch, 1923
Browne vs Karpov, 1977
Chekhover vs Botvinnik, 1932
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 page 1 of 15; games 1-25 of 375  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. Rubinstein vs Bogoljubov 0-1231920GothenburgE18 Queen's Indian, Old Main line, 7.Nc3
2. Nimzowitsch vs Saemisch 1-0541923CopenhagenE18 Queen's Indian, Old Main line, 7.Nc3
3. Saemisch vs Nimzowitsch 0-1251923CopenhagenE18 Queen's Indian, Old Main line, 7.Nc3
4. Bogoljubov vs Nimzowitsch 1-0871923KarlsbadE18 Queen's Indian, Old Main line, 7.Nc3
5. K Havasi vs V Vukovic  0-1581924GyorE18 Queen's Indian, Old Main line, 7.Nc3
6. R Grau vs B H Villegas  1-0581925MontevideoE18 Queen's Indian, Old Main line, 7.Nc3
7. Saemisch vs A Haida 1-0301925MarienbadE18 Queen's Indian, Old Main line, 7.Nc3
8. S Takacs vs G Nagy  1-0201926BudapestE18 Queen's Indian, Old Main line, 7.Nc3
9. Prokes vs B Thelen 1-0231927Prague EvonyE18 Queen's Indian, Old Main line, 7.Nc3
10. A Vajda vs Gruenfeld  ½-½171927KecskemetE18 Queen's Indian, Old Main line, 7.Nc3
11. A Teller vs Kmoch  0-1301928BrnoE18 Queen's Indian, Old Main line, 7.Nc3
12. M L Hanauer vs F Reinfeld 1-0231928Marshall CC ChampionshipE18 Queen's Indian, Old Main line, 7.Nc3
13. Euwe vs S Landau 1-0461931MatchE18 Queen's Indian, Old Main line, 7.Nc3
14. Sultan Khan vs R Blow  1-0391932Middlesex v Staffordshire County matchE18 Queen's Indian, Old Main line, 7.Nc3
15. Koltanowski vs H Reeve  1-0321932BCF Major opE18 Queen's Indian, Old Main line, 7.Nc3
16. Chekhover vs Botvinnik 0-1341932Leningrad ChampionshipE18 Queen's Indian, Old Main line, 7.Nc3
17. Sultan Khan vs R P Michell  0-1391933Hastings 3233E18 Queen's Indian, Old Main line, 7.Nc3
18. S Belavenets vs Botvinnik ½-½401934LeningradE18 Queen's Indian, Old Main line, 7.Nc3
19. K Sterk vs P Frydman  ½-½401934UjpestE18 Queen's Indian, Old Main line, 7.Nc3
20. M Heinicke vs Seitz 1-0121934GER-ch tt qualE18 Queen's Indian, Old Main line, 7.Nc3
21. Kmoch vs P Romanovsky  0-1451934LeningradE18 Queen's Indian, Old Main line, 7.Nc3
22. I Rabinovich vs M Yudovich Sr. ½-½371934LeningradE18 Queen's Indian, Old Main line, 7.Nc3
23. E Stoeckl vs Immo Fuss  ½-½341934Trebitsch mem 17thE18 Queen's Indian, Old Main line, 7.Nc3
24. Tartakower vs L Steiner 1-0201935OlympiadE18 Queen's Indian, Old Main line, 7.Nc3
25. O Rubtsova vs M Yudovich Sr. 0-1241936Trade UnionsE18 Queen's Indian, Old Main line, 7.Nc3
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Kibitzer's Corner
Oct-18-04  Knight13: This is a wierd way to control the center for Black.
Oct-18-04
Premium Chessgames Member
  Chessical: <Knight13> This is a standard hypermodern small centre, see "My System" by Aron Nimzowitsch.
Oct-19-04  Knight13: <Chessical> A "standard hypermodern small centre"? I didn't know that. Thanks for letting me know.
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