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Benoni, Fianchetto Variation (A62)
1 d4 Nf6 2 c4 c5 3 d5 e6 4 Nc3 exd5 5 cxd5 d6 6 Nf3 g6
7 g3 Bg7 8 Bg2 O-O

Number of games in database: 1005
Years covered: 1927 to 2019
Overall record:
   White wins 34.9%
   Black wins 31.1%
   Draws 33.9%

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With the White Pieces With the Black Pieces
Yuri Razuvaev  23 games
Gennady Sosonko  21 games
Lev Alburt  14 games
Mihai Suba  14 games
Aleksandar Kovacevic  12 games
Dimitri Gurevich  9 games
NOTABLE GAMES [what is this?]
White Wins Black Wins
Korchnoi vs Tal, 1962
Grischuk vs V Gashimov, 2010
Aronian vs Carlsen, 2007
V Zak vs Nezhmetdinov, 1951
G Kuzmin vs Tal, 1979
K W Troff vs Nakamura, 2015
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 page 1 of 41; games 1-25 of 1,005  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. Capablanca vs Marshall ½-½601927New YorkA62 Benoni, Fianchetto Variation
2. M Luckis vs E Eliskases  0-1471947Mar del PlataA62 Benoni, Fianchetto Variation
3. V Zak vs Nezhmetdinov 0-1281951URS-ch sfA62 Benoni, Fianchetto Variation
4. Smyslov vs Tolush 1-0401951Chigorin MemorialA62 Benoni, Fianchetto Variation
5. Y Neishtadt vs Simagin  0-1321953Team-ch MoscowA62 Benoni, Fianchetto Variation
6. Ujtelky vs V Brat  1-0411953CSR-chA62 Benoni, Fianchetto Variation
7. Sliwa vs G Kluger 1-0331954Prague / Marianske Lazne ZonalA62 Benoni, Fianchetto Variation
8. Uhlmann vs G Kluger  ½-½411954Prague / Marianske Lazne ZonalA62 Benoni, Fianchetto Variation
9. J H Donner vs Filip  0-1481954Amsterdam ol (Men) fin-AA62 Benoni, Fianchetto Variation
10. Smyslov vs Pachman  ½-½211954Amsterdam ol (Men) fin-AA62 Benoni, Fianchetto Variation
11. G Kluger vs M Czerniak  0-1441954Amsterdam ol (Men) fin-AA62 Benoni, Fianchetto Variation
12. F Koberl vs P Dely  ½-½441954HUN-ch 10thA62 Benoni, Fianchetto Variation
13. I Veltmander vs Simagin  0-1231955Ch URS (1/2 final)A62 Benoni, Fianchetto Variation
14. J H Donner vs B Milic  ½-½241955HoogovensA62 Benoni, Fianchetto Variation
15. Z Kovacs vs M Czerniak  1-0501955HoogovensA62 Benoni, Fianchetto Variation
16. Schwarz vs K Darga  0-1371955FRG-ch 03rdA62 Benoni, Fianchetto Variation
17. A Turner vs Saidy  0-136195556th US OpenA62 Benoni, Fianchetto Variation
18. A Buslaev vs Polugaevsky  0-1381956Ch URS (1/2 final)A62 Benoni, Fianchetto Variation
19. Y Sakharov vs V Zurakhov  1-0401956Tbilisi f-USSR chA62 Benoni, Fianchetto Variation
20. Zamikhovsky vs Vasiukov  ½-½441956URS-ch sfA62 Benoni, Fianchetto Variation
21. S Dittmann vs S Vukovic  0-1491956KrynicaA62 Benoni, Fianchetto Variation
22. J Balogh vs J Jezek  1-06819562nd World Correspondence Chess ChampionshipA62 Benoni, Fianchetto Variation
23. W Fairhurst vs M Czerniak  0-1461956Moscow ol (Men) qual-BA62 Benoni, Fianchetto Variation
24. G Badilles vs M Cuellar Gacharna  ½-½531956Moscow ol (Men) qual-DA62 Benoni, Fianchetto Variation
25. Teschner vs J Jezek  ½-½601956Moscow ol (Men) fin-AA62 Benoni, Fianchetto Variation
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Benoni, Fianchetto Variation
1.d4 ♘f6 2.c4 c5 3.d5 e6 4.♘c3 exd5 5. cxd5 d6 6.♘f3 g6 7.g3 ♘g7 8.♘g2 O-O

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