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Benoni, Classical, 9.O-O (A73)
1 d4 Nf6 2 c4 c5 3 d5 e6 4 Nc3 exd5 5 cxd5 d6 6 e4 g6
7 Nf3 Bg7 8 Be2 O-O 9

Number of games in database: 250
Years covered: 1954 to 2023
Overall record:
   White wins 36.0%
   Black wins 30.4%
   Draws 33.6%

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With the White Pieces With the Black Pieces
Lev Polugaevsky  4 games
Alexander G Beliavsky  3 games
Alexander Baburin  3 games
Krunoslav Hulak  5 games
Gadir Guseinov  4 games
Julio Kaplan  3 games
NOTABLE GAMES [what is this?]
White Wins Black Wins
Gligoric vs Matulovic, 1967
Smyslov vs Filip, 1957
Korchnoi vs Lutikov, 1959
Stahlberg vs Spassky, 1955
E Magerramov vs Kasparov, 1979
Balashov vs Savon, 1971
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 page 1 of 10; games 1-25 of 250  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. Polugaevsky vs Spassky ½-½381954Leningrad Masters & Candidate MastersA73 Benoni, Classical, 9.O-O
2. Stahlberg vs Spassky 0-1361955Gothenburg InterzonalA73 Benoni, Classical, 9.O-O
3. A Pinkus vs A Feuerstein  ½-½421955Manhattan CC-ch 5556A73 Benoni, Classical, 9.O-O
4. J Penrose vs F Olafsson ½-½461955Hastings 1955/56A73 Benoni, Classical, 9.O-O
5. A Zirngibl vs H Juettler  0-1681956GDR ChampionshipA73 Benoni, Classical, 9.O-O
6. Ivkov vs P Trifunovic  ½-½181957Yugoslav ChampionshipA73 Benoni, Classical, 9.O-O
7. B Spalk vs D Pereira Gray  1-0261957WchT U26 04thA73 Benoni, Classical, 9.O-O
8. R Weinstein vs A Saidy  0-150195758th US OpenA73 Benoni, Classical, 9.O-O
9. Smyslov vs Filip 1-0391957EUR-chT (Men) 1stA73 Benoni, Classical, 9.O-O
10. Furman vs A Khasin  1-0611957URS-ch sf KievA73 Benoni, Classical, 9.O-O
11. Korchnoi vs Lutikov 1-0201959USSR ChampionshipA73 Benoni, Classical, 9.O-O
12. J de Souza Mendes vs Ivkov  ½-½471959Mar del PlataA73 Benoni, Classical, 9.O-O
13. B Korsakov vs A Bannik  0-1551959Ukrainian ChampionshipA73 Benoni, Classical, 9.O-O
14. J Penrose vs W Attard  1-0351960Madrid ZonalA73 Benoni, Classical, 9.O-O
15. Rossolimo vs J Diez del Corral  ½-½401960Leipzig Olympiad qual-4A73 Benoni, Classical, 9.O-O
16. M Colon Romero vs E McCormick  0-137196162nd US OpenA73 Benoni, Classical, 9.O-O
17. Polugaevsky vs H Tomson  1-0281962JaltaA73 Benoni, Classical, 9.O-O
18. T Ghitescu vs S Muehlberg  1-0551962Marianske LazneA73 Benoni, Classical, 9.O-O
19. K Bachmann vs W Bialas  1-0281963West German ChampionshipA73 Benoni, Classical, 9.O-O
20. R H Steinmeyer vs A Hoffmann  1-0251964Manhattan Chess Club ChampionshipA73 Benoni, Classical, 9.O-O
21. Eliskases vs R Garcia  ½-½281964Argentine ChampionshipA73 Benoni, Classical, 9.O-O
22. Z Vranesic vs Reshevsky 0-1401964Amsterdam InterzonalA73 Benoni, Classical, 9.O-O
23. M Levy vs F Winiwarter  1-0881964Tel Aviv Olympiad Final-BA73 Benoni, Classical, 9.O-O
24. T Trincardi vs B Rabar  ½-½321965Reggio Emilia 1965/66A73 Benoni, Classical, 9.O-O
25. Y Kraidman vs J Cordovil  1-0391966Havana Olympiad qual-3A73 Benoni, Classical, 9.O-O
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