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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: 67
Years covered: 1947 to 2013
Overall record:
   White wins 38.8%
   Black wins 28.4%
   Draws 32.8%

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PRACTITIONERS
With the White Pieces With the Black Pieces
Milko Bobotsov  3 games
Mikhail Botvinnik  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 67  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves Year Event/LocaleOpening
1. Pachman vs A Tsvetkov 1-037 1947 MoscowE89 King's Indian, Samisch, Orthodox Main line
2. Lokvenc vs Geller  ½-½40 1954 AmsterdamE89 King's Indian, Samisch, Orthodox Main line
3. Smyslov vs Geller 0-134 1955 USSR ChampionshipE89 King's Indian, Samisch, Orthodox Main line
4. Portisch vs E Gereben  1-041 1955 HUN-ch 11thE89 King's Indian, Samisch, Orthodox Main line
5. Szabo vs Petrosian  ½-½31 1956 Amsterdam CandidatesE89 King's Indian, Samisch, Orthodox Main line
6. Golombek vs Uhlmann  ½-½21 1956 Alekhine MemorialE89 King's Indian, Samisch, Orthodox Main line
7. N Padevsky vs Najdorf  ½-½28 1956 Alekhine MemorialE89 King's Indian, Samisch, Orthodox Main line
8. Balanel vs Najdorf  ½-½57 1956 Moscow ol (Men)E89 King's Indian, Samisch, Orthodox Main line
9. Golombek vs Szabo  ½-½47 1956 Moscow ol (Men)E89 King's Indian, Samisch, Orthodox Main line
10. Berliner vs Fischer ½-½57 1957 US Championship 1957/58E89 King's Indian, Samisch, Orthodox Main line
11. Najdorf vs E Albert  1-028 1957 Mar del PlataE89 King's Indian, Samisch, Orthodox Main line
12. Najdorf vs F Olafsson  ½-½30 1957 DallasE89 King's Indian, Samisch, Orthodox Main line
13. Petrosian vs Lokvenc 1-029 1958 MunichE89 King's Indian, Samisch, Orthodox Main line
14. M Bobotsov vs Gligoric 0-137 1958 Munich ol (Men) fin-AE89 King's Indian, Samisch, Orthodox Main line
15. E Romani vs K Dreyer  1-036 1958 13th olm final CE89 King's Indian, Samisch, Orthodox Main line
16. Tal vs Gligoric 1-047 1959 Bled-Zagreb-Belgrade CandidatesE89 King's Indian, Samisch, Orthodox Main line
17. Szabo vs Gligoric ½-½61 1959 YUG-HUNE89 King's Indian, Samisch, Orthodox Main line
18. Botvinnik vs Lombardy ½-½48 1960 LeipzigE89 King's Indian, Samisch, Orthodox Main line
19. M Bobotsov vs Najdorf 0-153 1960 LeipzigE89 King's Indian, Samisch, Orthodox Main line
20. Pachman vs Gligoric  0-133 1960 Buenos AiresE89 King's Indian, Samisch, Orthodox Main line
21. M Bobotsov vs Y Pustina  1-043 1960 VarnaE89 King's Indian, Samisch, Orthodox Main line
22. U Raisa vs S Dittmann  ½-½32 1960 Leipzig ol (Men)E89 King's Indian, Samisch, Orthodox Main line
23. L Barden vs Gligoric  0-131 1961 Leicestershire CentenaryE89 King's Indian, Samisch, Orthodox Main line
24. B Goldenov vs A Kapengut  1-028 1961 Ch BelarusE89 King's Indian, Samisch, Orthodox Main line
25. Botvinnik vs J Penrose 1-057 1962 Hastings 1961/62E89 King's Indian, Samisch, Orthodox Main line
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