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Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack, 7...a6 Defense, 9...Be7 (B68)
1 e4 c5 2 Nf3 d6 3 d4 cxd4 4 Nxd4 Nf6 5 Nc3 Nc6 6 Bg5 e6
7 Qd2 a6 8 O-O-O Bd7 9 f4 Be7

Number of games in database: 394
Years covered: 1939 to 2022
Overall record:
   White wins 37.3%
   Black wins 33.5%
   Draws 29.2%

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PRACTITIONERS
With the White Pieces With the Black Pieces
Robert Byrne  6 games
Raunak Sadhwani  5 games
Aleksandar Matanovic  4 games
Alon Greenfeld  7 games
Edmar Mednis  7 games
Petar Popovic  6 games
NOTABLE GAMES [what is this?]
White Wins Black Wins
I Salgado Lopez vs Acs, 2011
Spassky vs S Zhukhovitsky, 1957
R Byrne vs V Liberzon, 1976
H Kestler vs Spassky, 1973
Beliavsky vs Spassky, 1973
J Kaplan vs Lombardy, 1974
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 page 1 of 16; games 1-25 of 394  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. Prins vs A Christensen  1-0611939Buenos Aires Olympiad Final-AB68 Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack, 7...a6 Defense, 9...Be7
2. F R Anderson vs J N Williams  0-1601948Ontario ChampionshipB68 Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack, 7...a6 Defense, 9...Be7
3. C H Alexander vs G J Wood  0-1191948British ChampionshipB68 Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack, 7...a6 Defense, 9...Be7
4. Bronstein vs Ragozin 1-0721949USSR ChampionshipB68 Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack, 7...a6 Defense, 9...Be7
5. Sokolsky vs N Kopilov  0-1551949USSR ChampionshipB68 Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack, 7...a6 Defense, 9...Be7
6. Unzicker vs H Mueller  ½-½671949LucerneB68 Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack, 7...a6 Defense, 9...Be7
7. M Kamyshov vs Chekhover 0-1491950URS-ch sfB68 Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack, 7...a6 Defense, 9...Be7
8. G Ravinsky vs Koblents  ½-½331950URS-ch sfB68 Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack, 7...a6 Defense, 9...Be7
9. A Beni vs Taimanov  0-1751953AUT-URSB68 Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack, 7...a6 Defense, 9...Be7
10. F Olafsson vs Tolush 0-1331953Hastings 1953/54B68 Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack, 7...a6 Defense, 9...Be7
11. A Matanovic vs Tolush 1-0461954Hastings 1953/54B68 Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack, 7...a6 Defense, 9...Be7
12. R Cross vs L Grumette 1-03919542nd Pan-American Chess CongressB68 Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack, 7...a6 Defense, 9...Be7
13. M Ujtelky vs J Sajtar  ½-½351954Czechoslovak ChampionshipB68 Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack, 7...a6 Defense, 9...Be7
14. H van Donk vs E Spanjaard  0-1371955Beverwijk-BB68 Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack, 7...a6 Defense, 9...Be7
15. M Bertok vs Z Vospernik  1-0381955Yugoslav ChampionshipB68 Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack, 7...a6 Defense, 9...Be7
16. Pilnik vs B Wexler  1-0451955Mar del PlataB68 Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack, 7...a6 Defense, 9...Be7
17. A Lein vs Tal 1-0921955URS-ch qfB68 Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack, 7...a6 Defense, 9...Be7
18. P Lapiken vs Rossolimo ½-½49195556th US OpenB68 Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack, 7...a6 Defense, 9...Be7
19. A Laurencena vs L Marini  0-1281955Argentine ChampionshipB68 Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack, 7...a6 Defense, 9...Be7
20. V Palermo vs R A Redolfi  1-0461955Argentine ChampionshipB68 Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack, 7...a6 Defense, 9...Be7
21. Spassky vs Taimanov 1-0411956USSR ChampionshipB68 Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack, 7...a6 Defense, 9...Be7
22. A Beni vs J Jezek  1-0531956Steinitz MemorialB68 Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack, 7...a6 Defense, 9...Be7
23. O Rubtsova vs L Rudenko  1-0281956World Championship (Women)B68 Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack, 7...a6 Defense, 9...Be7
24. B Koch vs H Bouwmeester  ½-½191956Moscow Olympiad Final-BB68 Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack, 7...a6 Defense, 9...Be7
25. Keres vs V Ciocaltea  ½-½211956Alekhine MemorialB68 Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack, 7...a6 Defense, 9...Be7
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