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1. e4 c5   2. Nf3 d6   3. d4 cxd4   4. Nxd4 Nf6   5. Nc3 g6   6. Be3 Bg7   7. f3 O-O   8. Qd2 Nc6   9. Bc4 
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1,828 games · 1938-2014
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 move gameswhite wins - draws - black wins %
9...Bd7 1,618

43.9%

25.2%

31%
9...Nd7 74

41.9%

29.7%

28.4%
9...Nxd4 69

44.9%

40.6%

14.5
9...a5 29

51.7%

34.5%

13.8
9...a6 28

78.6%


14.3
9...Qa5 26

46.2%

30.8%

23.1%
9...Na5 17

52.9%

29.4%

17.6
9...Ne5 10

50%

30%

20%
9...Qc7 5

60%

20%

20%
9...d5 2

100%
9...e5 H Gross vs W E Kaiser, 1961 1-0
9...Kh8 A Jacobs vs M Rojas, 2010 1-0
9...e6 G Valenti vs A Samartsev, 2011 1-0
9...Rb8 B Adhiban vs E Blomqvist, 2011 1-0
9...Qd7 W Kobese vs A Simutowe, 2001 1/2-1/2

EDIT NOTES

NOTABLE GAMES: (?)
Karpov vs Korchnoi, 1974 (1-0)
Fischer vs Larsen, 1958 (1-0)
Tal vs NN, 1988 (1-0)
Anand vs Kasparov, 1995 (0-1)
Anand vs Kasparov, 1995 (0-1)

DEBUT: K Plater vs H Ropstorff, 1938 (0-1)
RECENT: D Ledger vs G Jones, 2013 (1/2-1/2)

GAME COLLECTIONS:
kinginmind01's B77 Dragon 9Bc4 by kinginmind01
Destructive dragons by Chathurang1
sicilian dragon soltis variation by jefegoode

OPENING DESIGNATIONS:
B78: Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack, 10.castle long (986)
B77: Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack (809)
B79: Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack, 12.h4 (33)

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