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Benoni, Classical with ...Re8 and ...Na6 (A78)
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: 89
Years covered: 1954 to 2019
Overall record:
   White wins 32.6%
   Black wins 40.4%
   Draws 27.0%

Popularity graph, by decade

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With the White Pieces With the Black Pieces
Lev Polugaevsky  4 games
Mikhail Tal  4 games
Milan Matulovic  3 games
Pavel Simacek  3 games
NOTABLE GAMES [what is this?]
White Wins Black Wins
Polugaevsky vs S Bouaziz, 1979
Gligoric vs Matulovic, 1970
Gurgenidze vs Tal, 1957
Ufimtsev vs Tal, 1967
Gligoric vs Tal, 1959
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 page 1 of 4; games 1-25 of 89  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. Kholmov vs E Sardarov 0-1201954URS-chTJ CoopA78 Benoni, Classical with ...Re8 and ...Na6
2. W Golz vs B Malich  0-1361957GothaA78 Benoni, Classical with ...Re8 and ...Na6
3. Gurgenidze vs Tal 0-1271957USSR ChampionshipA78 Benoni, Classical with ...Re8 and ...Na6
4. Vukcevich vs R Bogdanovic  ½-½151958YUG-ch 13thA78 Benoni, Classical with ...Re8 and ...Na6
5. G Kluger vs I Bilek  0-1391959Asztalos Memorial 2ndA78 Benoni, Classical with ...Re8 and ...Na6
6. Gligoric vs Tal 0-1461959Bled-Zagreb-Belgrade CandidatesA78 Benoni, Classical with ...Re8 and ...Na6
7. Bisguier vs J Sherwin 1-0411960USA-chA78 Benoni, Classical with ...Re8 and ...Na6
8. K Burger vs M Bobotsov 0-1391960Hastings 1959/60A78 Benoni, Classical with ...Re8 and ...Na6
9. J H Donner vs R Toran Albero  ½-½301960HoogovensA78 Benoni, Classical with ...Re8 and ...Na6
10. K Dimitrov vs M Bobotsov  1-0411960BUL-ch14A78 Benoni, Classical with ...Re8 and ...Na6
11. J H Donner vs A M Giustolisi  1-0751960Madrid ZonalA78 Benoni, Classical with ...Re8 and ...Na6
12. J Rejfir vs Portisch 0-1411962SarajevoA78 Benoni, Classical with ...Re8 and ...Na6
13. Lokvenc vs Tal 0-1411963Asztalos Memorial 6thA78 Benoni, Classical with ...Re8 and ...Na6
14. R H Steinmeyer vs Larry Evans 0-1451963US Championship 1963/64A78 Benoni, Classical with ...Re8 and ...Na6
15. F Burgalat vs E Eliskases  0-1421964Buenos Aires ch-ARA78 Benoni, Classical with ...Re8 and ...Na6
16. Lilienthal vs V Liavdansky  1-0301964RUSA78 Benoni, Classical with ...Re8 and ...Na6
17. H Westerinen vs Tringov  ½-½411964Tel Aviv ol (Men) qual-GA78 Benoni, Classical with ...Re8 and ...Na6
18. Z Vranesic vs Stein 1-0411964Tel Aviv ol (Men) fin-AA78 Benoni, Classical with ...Re8 and ...Na6
19. H Avram vs D Rivera 0-149196566th US OpenA78 Benoni, Classical with ...Re8 and ...Na6
20. Kholmov vs F J Perez Perez  1-0321965HavanaA78 Benoni, Classical with ...Re8 and ...Na6
21. Polugaevsky vs Larry Evans  ½-½521966Havana ol (Men) fin-AA78 Benoni, Classical with ...Re8 and ...Na6
22. B Andersen vs Matulovic  0-1401966Havana ol (Men) fin-AA78 Benoni, Classical with ...Re8 and ...Na6
23. Ufimtsev vs Tal 0-128196710th Soviet Team-ch qual group 2A78 Benoni, Classical with ...Re8 and ...Na6
24. Soos vs Matulovic 0-1291967SkopjeA78 Benoni, Classical with ...Re8 and ...Na6
25. A Sinyavsky vs Kholmov  0-1291967USSR ChampionshipA78 Benoni, Classical with ...Re8 and ...Na6
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Kibitzer's Corner
Dec-25-13  gabriel112000: How could white had no notable game here?
Aug-13-14  The Last Straw: <gabriel112000> Well now there is one. :)

It's probably because there weren't enough games in the database at that time.

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