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Queen's Gambit Declined, Semi-Tarrasch, 7.Bd3 (D42)
1 d4 d5 2 c4 e6 3 Nc3 Nf6 4 Nf3 c5 5 cxd5 Nxd5 6 e3 Nc6
7 Bd3

Number of games in database: 355
Years covered: 1932 to 2020
Overall record:
   White wins 37.7%
   Black wins 14.1%
   Draws 48.2%

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PRACTITIONERS
With the White Pieces With the Black Pieces
Miguel Najdorf  7 games
Vasily Smyslov  6 games
Wolfgang Uhlmann  6 games
Ludek Pachman  10 games
Arthur Bisguier  7 games
Zoltan Ribli  6 games
NOTABLE GAMES [what is this?]
White Wins Black Wins
Keene vs Miles, 1975
Smyslov vs Ribli, 1983
Kasparov vs S Begun, 1978
Reshevsky vs Fischer, 1961
Musaiev vs M Karmov, 1979
Aronian vs Kramnik, 2013
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 page 1 of 15; games 1-25 of 355  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. Bogoljubov vs E Voellmy  ½-½311932BerneD42 Queen's Gambit Declined, Semi-Tarrasch, 7.Bd3
2. Stahlberg vs Flohr  ½-½181933Folkestone OlympiadD42 Queen's Gambit Declined, Semi-Tarrasch, 7.Bd3
3. Chekhover vs Levenfish 1-0231934USSR Championship 1934/35D42 Queen's Gambit Declined, Semi-Tarrasch, 7.Bd3
4. Flohr vs Levenfish ½-½801936MoscowD42 Queen's Gambit Declined, Semi-Tarrasch, 7.Bd3
5. Najdorf vs G Barcza  1-0431936BudapestD42 Queen's Gambit Declined, Semi-Tarrasch, 7.Bd3
6. Riumin vs Levenfish 1-0351936MoscowD42 Queen's Gambit Declined, Semi-Tarrasch, 7.Bd3
7. Levenfish vs Ilyin-Zhenevsky 1-0321937URS-ch10D42 Queen's Gambit Declined, Semi-Tarrasch, 7.Bd3
8. Kan vs Levenfish  1-0511937URS-ch10D42 Queen's Gambit Declined, Semi-Tarrasch, 7.Bd3
9. Tolush vs Bondarevsky  ½-½22193811th USSR Championship SemifinalD42 Queen's Gambit Declined, Semi-Tarrasch, 7.Bd3
10. Chekhover vs Bondarevsky 1-060193811th USSR Championship SemifinalD42 Queen's Gambit Declined, Semi-Tarrasch, 7.Bd3
11. P Romanovsky vs Ilyin-Zhenevsky  1-019193811th USSR Championship SemifinalD42 Queen's Gambit Declined, Semi-Tarrasch, 7.Bd3
12. Kan vs Levenfish  ½-½381939Leningrad/Moscow trainingD42 Queen's Gambit Declined, Semi-Tarrasch, 7.Bd3
13. M Luckis vs V Kahn  1-0401939Buenos Aires Olympiad fin-AD42 Queen's Gambit Declined, Semi-Tarrasch, 7.Bd3
14. M Luckis vs A S Rocha  ½-½301939Buenos Aires Olympiad fin-AD42 Queen's Gambit Declined, Semi-Tarrasch, 7.Bd3
15. J Gerschman vs L Palau  1-0341939Buenos AiresD42 Queen's Gambit Declined, Semi-Tarrasch, 7.Bd3
16. P List vs W Fairhurst  ½-½611946London AD42 Queen's Gambit Declined, Semi-Tarrasch, 7.Bd3
17. Vidmar vs Kotov ½-½301946GroningenD42 Queen's Gambit Declined, Semi-Tarrasch, 7.Bd3
18. Botvinnik vs Flohr ½-½411946GroningenD42 Queen's Gambit Declined, Semi-Tarrasch, 7.Bd3
19. Kotov vs H Steiner 0-1721946GroningenD42 Queen's Gambit Declined, Semi-Tarrasch, 7.Bd3
20. Najdorf vs Euwe  ½-½261947Buenos AiresD42 Queen's Gambit Declined, Semi-Tarrasch, 7.Bd3
21. Bronstein vs Flohr ½-½161948Saltsj÷baden InterzonalD42 Queen's Gambit Declined, Semi-Tarrasch, 7.Bd3
22. Najdorf vs V Castaldi  1-0601948VeniceD42 Queen's Gambit Declined, Semi-Tarrasch, 7.Bd3
23. Najdorf vs I A Horowitz  ½-½421948WchD42 Queen's Gambit Declined, Semi-Tarrasch, 7.Bd3
24. C Kottnauer vs Szabo  ½-½261949Reti MemorialD42 Queen's Gambit Declined, Semi-Tarrasch, 7.Bd3
25. Ujtelky vs I V Rohacek  0-1491949Reti MemorialD42 Queen's Gambit Declined, Semi-Tarrasch, 7.Bd3
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Kibitzer's Corner
Aug-02-06
Premium Chessgames Member
  gambitfan: I have White and my Brazilian opponent decided to play the semi-Tarrasch... I just played 6 e3... According to Chess Opening Explorer's statistics, my winning chances are relatively high... aren't they ?

1. d4 Nf6
2. c4 e6
3. Nf3 d5
4. Nc3 c5
5. cxd5 Nxd5
6. e3

Aug-03-06
Premium Chessgames Member
  gambitfan: Petrosian vs Najdorf, 1967

Najdorf vs Tal, 1970

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