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Queen's Gambit Accepted (D22)
1 d4 d5 2 c4 dxc4 3 Nf3 a6 4 e3 Bg4 5 Bxc4 e6 6 d5

Number of games in database: 570
Years covered: 1909 to 2019
Overall record:
   White wins 32.1%
   Black wins 21.9%
   Draws 46.0%

Popularity graph, by decade

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With the White Pieces With the Black Pieces
Vladimir Antoshin  6 games
Jan Hein Donner  5 games
Miguel Najdorf  4 games
Salomon Flohr  16 games
Vladimir Bagirov  14 games
Vasily Smyslov  11 games
NOTABLE GAMES [what is this?]
White Wins Black Wins
Botvinnik vs Smyslov, 1954
Gelfand vs Salov, 1996
Botvinnik vs Flohr, 1945
E Vladimirov vs V Vorotnikov, 1974
Ahues vs Alekhine, 1936
Botvinnik vs Smyslov, 1954
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 page 1 of 23; games 1-25 of 570  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. Vidmar vs Duras  1-0441909Gothenburg-AD22 Queen's Gambit Accepted
2. O Naegeli vs Flohr  0-1351933MatchD22 Queen's Gambit Accepted
3. Bogoljubov vs Alekhine ½-½271934Alekhine - Bogoljubov World Championship RematchD22 Queen's Gambit Accepted
4. F Axelsson vs Alekhine 0-1391935OrebroD22 Queen's Gambit Accepted
5. J Creevey vs F Apsenieks  1-0431935Warsaw OlympiadD22 Queen's Gambit Accepted
6. J Barta vs Gilg  ½-½231936UJCS-14.KongressD22 Queen's Gambit Accepted
7. Ahues vs Alekhine 0-1311936Bad NauheimD22 Queen's Gambit Accepted
8. G Negyesy vs G Kluger  0-1541936BudapestD22 Queen's Gambit Accepted
9. E Zinner vs Alekhine 0-1451936PodebradyD22 Queen's Gambit Accepted
10. K S Ojanen vs G Barcza 0-1371936non-FIDE Munich OlympiadD22 Queen's Gambit Accepted
11. N Chernov vs G Arnlaugsson  0-1421936non-FIDE Munich OlympiadD22 Queen's Gambit Accepted
12. Euwe vs Reshevsky ½-½521937Stockholm OlympiadD22 Queen's Gambit Accepted
13. E Gilfer vs E E Book  0-1251937Stockholm OlympiadD22 Queen's Gambit Accepted
14. Alekhine vs R Flores Alvarez 1-0411938MontevideoD22 Queen's Gambit Accepted
15. T van Scheltinga vs Alekhine ½-½541939Buenos Aires Olympiad Final-AD22 Queen's Gambit Accepted
16. A J Wijnans vs Euwe  0-1281940BeverwijkD22 Queen's Gambit Accepted
17. Vidmar vs Euwe  ½-½191940BudapestD22 Queen's Gambit Accepted
18. V Makogonov vs Ravinsky  ½-½331941Ch URS (1/2 final)D22 Queen's Gambit Accepted
19. Sajtar vs A Tikovsky  ½-½301942ChocenD22 Queen's Gambit Accepted
20. V Farkas vs C Podger  1-0471942Kent County CongressD22 Queen's Gambit Accepted
21. Foltys vs A Pokorny  1-0401943ZlinD22 Queen's Gambit Accepted
22. Meyer vs Gruenfeld 0-1231943ViennaD22 Queen's Gambit Accepted
23. V Makogonov vs Flohr  ½-½261944USSR ChampionshipD22 Queen's Gambit Accepted
24. Alatortsev vs Flohr  ½-½181944USSR ChampionshipD22 Queen's Gambit Accepted
25. A Bona vs Alekhine 0-1211945MadridD22 Queen's Gambit Accepted
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Kibitzer's Corner
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  Joshka: Is anyone familiar with this line? 1.d4 d5 2.c4 dc4 3.Nf3 a6 4.e3 b5 5.a4 c6??? No games in our database with this accept for 5.Bb7. Is 5...c6 transposing into another known opening that our database cannot handle? thanks in advance
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  Eyal: <Joshka> You can find 32 games arriving at this position in ( database).
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  Joshka: <eyal> All right thanks but I can't get that database on my Macintosh computer, the screen is just blank......what's the name of the opening with 5...c6?..thanks for the help!
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  Eyal: <Joshka> I believe 1.d4 d5 2.c4 dxc4 3.Nf3 a6 is called "Alekhine defence" (of the QGA), and 4.e3 b5 is the "Haberditz variation", but 5...c6 doesn't have a special name.
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  Eyal: And having gone over some of those games, I'm not surprised 5...c6 is rare - after 6.axb5 cxb5 7.b3 black's position looks pretty lousy.

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