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King's Indian, Samisch, Orthodox Main line (E89)
1 d4 Nf6 2 c4 g6 3 Nc3 Bg7 4 e4 d6 5 f3 O-O 6 Be3 e5
7 d5 c6 8 Nge2 cxd5

Number of games in database: 68
Years covered: 1947 to 2016
Overall record:
   White wins 39.7%
   Black wins 26.5%
   Draws 33.8%

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PRACTITIONERS
With the White Pieces With the Black Pieces
Raymond Keene  4 games
Milko Bobotsov  3 games
Petrosian  3 games
Svetozar Gligoric  7 games
Miguel Najdorf  3 games
 
NOTABLE GAMES [what is this?]
White Wins Black Wins
Tal vs Gligoric, 1959
Keene vs P C Griffiths, 1964
Botvinnik vs J Penrose, 1962
Smyslov vs Geller, 1955
J N Sugden vs Keene, 1962
L Barden vs Gligoric, 1961
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 page 1 of 3; games 1-25 of 68  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. Pachman vs A Tsvetkov 1-0371947MoscowE89 King's Indian, Samisch, Orthodox Main line
2. Lokvenc vs Geller ½-½401954Amsterdam ol (Men) qual-AE89 King's Indian, Samisch, Orthodox Main line
3. Smyslov vs Geller 0-1341955USSR ChampionshipE89 King's Indian, Samisch, Orthodox Main line
4. Portisch vs E Gereben  1-0411955HUN-ch 11thE89 King's Indian, Samisch, Orthodox Main line
5. Szabo vs Petrosian  ½-½311956Amsterdam CandidatesE89 King's Indian, Samisch, Orthodox Main line
6. Golombek vs Szabo  ½-½471956Moscow ol (Men) fin-AE89 King's Indian, Samisch, Orthodox Main line
7. Balanel vs Najdorf  ½-½571956Moscow ol (Men) fin-AE89 King's Indian, Samisch, Orthodox Main line
8. Golombek vs Uhlmann  ½-½211956Alekhine MemorialE89 King's Indian, Samisch, Orthodox Main line
9. N Padevsky vs Najdorf  ½-½281956Alekhine MemorialE89 King's Indian, Samisch, Orthodox Main line
10. Najdorf vs E Albert  1-0281957Mar del PlataE89 King's Indian, Samisch, Orthodox Main line
11. Najdorf vs F Olafsson  ½-½301957DallasE89 King's Indian, Samisch, Orthodox Main line
12. Berliner vs Fischer ½-½571957US Championship 1957/58E89 King's Indian, Samisch, Orthodox Main line
13. Petrosian vs Lokvenc 1-029195813th olm qual. group 1E89 King's Indian, Samisch, Orthodox Main line
14. E Romani vs K Dreyer  1-036195813th olm final CE89 King's Indian, Samisch, Orthodox Main line
15. M Bobotsov vs Gligoric 0-137195813th olm final AE89 King's Indian, Samisch, Orthodox Main line
16. Szabo vs Gligoric ½-½611959YUG-HUNE89 King's Indian, Samisch, Orthodox Main line
17. A Kolarov vs N Radev  1-0411959BUL-chE89 King's Indian, Samisch, Orthodox Main line
18. Tal vs Gligoric 1-0471959Bled-Zagreb-Belgrade CandidatesE89 King's Indian, Samisch, Orthodox Main line
19. Pachman vs Gligoric 0-1331960Buenos AiresE89 King's Indian, Samisch, Orthodox Main line
20. M Bobotsov vs Y Pustina  1-0431960VarnaE89 King's Indian, Samisch, Orthodox Main line
21. U Raisa vs S Dittmann  ½-½321960Leipzig ol (Men) qual-AE89 King's Indian, Samisch, Orthodox Main line
22. M Bobotsov vs Najdorf 0-1531960Leipzig ol (Men) fin-AE89 King's Indian, Samisch, Orthodox Main line
23. Botvinnik vs Lombardy ½-½481960Leipzig ol (Men) fin-AE89 King's Indian, Samisch, Orthodox Main line
24. B Goldenov vs A Z Kapengut  1-0281961BLR-chE89 King's Indian, Samisch, Orthodox Main line
25. L Barden vs Gligoric  0-1311961Leicestershire CentenaryE89 King's Indian, Samisch, Orthodox Main line
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