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Benoni, Fianchetto, 9...Nbd7 (A63)
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 9

Number of games in database: 225
Years covered: 1954 to 2023
Overall record:
   White wins 28.4%
   Black wins 34.2%
   Draws 37.3%

Popularity graph, by decade

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With the White Pieces With the Black Pieces
Predrag Nikolic  9 games
Zlatko Ilincic  4 games
Lev Alburt  3 games
Evgeny Alekseev  13 games
Nick de Firmian  11 games
Gyula Sax  10 games
NOTABLE GAMES [what is this?]
White Wins Black Wins
Lombardy vs H Angantysson, 1984
P Nikolic vs Navara, 2005
Rossolimo vs T Fries, 1955
G Ligterink vs Nunn, 1982
Quinteros vs Velimirovic, 1970
P Danenhower vs Spassky, 1971
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 page 1 of 9; games 1-25 of 225  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. Antoshin vs I Veltmander  0-1401954Leningrad Masters & Candidate MastersA63 Benoni, Fianchetto, 9...Nbd7
2. J H Donner vs Keres 0-1341955Hastings 1954/55A63 Benoni, Fianchetto, 9...Nbd7
3. J H Donner vs Pachman  0-1361955Hastings 1954/55A63 Benoni, Fianchetto, 9...Nbd7
4. Rossolimo vs T Fries  1-025195556th US OpenA63 Benoni, Fianchetto, 9...Nbd7
5. Sliwa vs Spassky ½-½171955Gothenburg InterzonalA63 Benoni, Fianchetto, 9...Nbd7
6. V L Szentkiralyi Toth vs R A Redolfi  ½-½271956Mar del PlataA63 Benoni, Fianchetto, 9...Nbd7
7. F Rubio Aguado vs Lombardy  0-1381957Mar del PlataA63 Benoni, Fianchetto, 9...Nbd7
8. J Kozma vs B Haggqvist  1-0381957WchT U26 04thA63 Benoni, Fianchetto, 9...Nbd7
9. R Gorenstein vs I Platonov  ½-½571958Ukrainian ChampionshipA63 Benoni, Fianchetto, 9...Nbd7
10. H Raetsch vs G Fiensch  ½-½211958East German ChampionshipA63 Benoni, Fianchetto, 9...Nbd7
11. A Petersons vs V Byvshev  1-0581958URS-ch sf TashkentA63 Benoni, Fianchetto, 9...Nbd7
12. R Barbosa vs J de Freitas  0-1401959Brazilian ChampionshipA63 Benoni, Fianchetto, 9...Nbd7
13. T Bjornsson vs R Garcia  1-0371964Tel Aviv Olympiad qual-6A63 Benoni, Fianchetto, 9...Nbd7
14. Portisch vs Ivkov  ½-½201965HoogovensA63 Benoni, Fianchetto, 9...Nbd7
15. J Flesch vs Velimirovic  1-0581965BelgradeA63 Benoni, Fianchetto, 9...Nbd7
16. N C Steen vs J van Baarle  0-1301967Youth TournamentA63 Benoni, Fianchetto, 9...Nbd7
17. Najdorf vs R Garcia  1-0781968Seniors-JuniorsA63 Benoni, Fianchetto, 9...Nbd7
18. Quinteros vs Velimirovic 0-1291970VinkovciA63 Benoni, Fianchetto, 9...Nbd7
19. R Cross vs T Mueller  1-0561971NAmerica-ch1 corr7175A63 Benoni, Fianchetto, 9...Nbd7
20. P Danenhower vs Spassky 0-13119719th Canadian OpenA63 Benoni, Fianchetto, 9...Nbd7
21. Najdorf vs O Cuasnicu  ½-½521972Buenos Aires Club ArgentinoA63 Benoni, Fianchetto, 9...Nbd7
22. P Peev vs Savon  0-1391973Capablanca MemorialA63 Benoni, Fianchetto, 9...Nbd7
23. R Cappello vs R Cosulich  0-1341973ITA-ch 34thA63 Benoni, Fianchetto, 9...Nbd7
24. J Pelikan vs L Bronstein  1-0431973Argentine ChampionshipA63 Benoni, Fianchetto, 9...Nbd7
25. C Sanchez Pouso vs Velimirovic ½-½451974Nice Olympiad qual-3A63 Benoni, Fianchetto, 9...Nbd7
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Kibitzer's Corner
Jun-05-06  PaulKeres: What is move 9 for white here? thanks
Jun-05-06  KingG: Judging by the diagram, 9.0-0.
Jun-05-06  PaulKeres: Yes, seems so. Thanks
Jan-15-09  Xeroxx: Just wanted to point out that based on 83 games the percentage is:

White wins 28.9%
Black wins 37.3%

Jul-30-20  rmraovich: A63: Benoni, fianchetto, 9...Nbd7
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 9. O-O Nbd7

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