chessgames.com
Members · Prefs · Laboratory · Collections · Openings · Endgames · Sacrifices · History · Search Kibitzing · Kibitzer's Café · Chessforums · Tournament Index · Players · Kibitzing
Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense, Classical (D68)
1 d4 d5 2 c4 e6 3 Nc3 Nf6 4 Bg5 Be7 5 e3 O-O 6 Nf3 Nbd7
7 Rc1 c6 8 Bd3 dxc4

Number of games in database: 195
Years covered: 1897 to 2018
Overall record:
   White wins 50.8%
   Black wins 12.8%
   Draws 36.4%

Popularity graph, by decade

Explore this opening  |  Search for sacrifices in this opening.
PRACTITIONERS
With the White Pieces With the Black Pieces
Gideon Stahlberg  8 games
Svetozar Gligoric  7 games
Milan Vidmar  5 games
Gideon Stahlberg  6 games
Svetozar Gligoric  5 games
Jacobo Bolbochan  4 games
NOTABLE GAMES [what is this?]
White Wins Black Wins
Kholmov vs W Golz, 1956
Lputian vs Balashov, 1986
Wade vs F Bennett, 1942
W Winter vs Vidmar, 1936
Timman vs Huebner, 1975
Vidmar vs Stoltz, 1931
<< previous chapter next chapter >>

 page 1 of 8; games 1-25 of 195  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. Pillsbury vs Showalter 0-1911897Pillsbury - Showalter US ChampionshipD68 Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense, Classical
2. Alekhine vs Janowski 1-0361913ScheveningenD68 Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense, Classical
3. Alekhine vs Breyer 1-0301913ScheveningenD68 Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense, Classical
4. Reti vs Olland  1-0501920MatchD68 Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense, Classical
5. Reti vs Olland 1-0501920MatchD68 Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense, Classical
6. M Marchand vs Euwe  1-0511920MatchD68 Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense, Classical
7. Euwe vs D C W Spaans 1-0281921AmsterdamD68 Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense, Classical
8. Gruenfeld vs G Marco ½-½281922Bad PistyanD68 Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense, Classical
9. Euwe vs H Strick van Linschoten  1-0401923ScheveningenD68 Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense, Classical
10. E Straat vs Loman  0-1331924NED-chD68 Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense, Classical
11. Bogoljubov vs Euwe  ½-½411928Bogoljubov - Euwe: First FIDE ChampionshipD68 Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense, Classical
12. A Vajda vs H Wagner  ½-½231928The Hague OlympiadD68 Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense, Classical
13. M L Hanauer vs P Frydman  1-0361928The Hague OlympiadD68 Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense, Classical
14. Factor vs Gilg 1-0251928The Hague OlympiadD68 Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense, Classical
15. I Censer vs Weenink  1-0631928The Hague OlympiadD68 Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense, Classical
16. Gruenfeld vs Vidmar  ½-½271929KarlsbadD68 Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense, Classical
17. Menchik vs Vidmar  ½-½401929Hastings 1929/30D68 Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense, Classical
18. Bondarevsky vs Belenky  1-02519301st CategoryD68 Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense, Classical
19. Weenink vs Maroczy 0-1351930MatchD68 Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense, Classical
20. W Winter vs G A Thomas  ½-½371930ScarboroughD68 Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense, Classical
21. Stoltz vs Stahlberg  ½-½221931SWE-ch mD68 Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense, Classical
22. Bogoljubov vs S Erdelyi  1-0311931Prague OlympiadD68 Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense, Classical
23. Bogoljubov vs Stahlberg  ½-½341931Prague OlympiadD68 Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense, Classical
24. K Makarczyk vs K Skalicka  ½-½411931Prague OlympiadD68 Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense, Classical
25. Vidmar vs Stoltz  0-1791931BledD68 Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense, Classical
 page 1 of 8; games 1-25 of 195  PGN Download
  REFINE SEARCH:   White wins (1-0) | Black wins (0-1) | Draws (1/2-1/2)  

Kibitzer's Corner
Apr-24-15  JimmyVermeer: These moves should be added to the move list for this ECO code: 9 Bxc4 Nd5 10 Bxe7 Qxe7 11 0-0 Nxc3 12 Rxc3 e5
Nov-04-17
Premium Chessgames Member
  tpstar: An interesting Skewer trap from "Chess For Beginners" by I.A. Horowitz (Simon and Schuster, New York, 1950:


click for larger view

I presume this position comes from the main line QGD through 14. Qxd4 Opening Explorer and then 14 ... Re8 15. e5.

Black cannot play 15 ... Nxe5?? due to 16. Nxe5 Qxe5 17. Re3! and now 17 ... Qxd4? 18. Rxe8#.

NOTE: Create an account today to post replies and access other powerful features which are available only to registered users. Becoming a member is free, anonymous, and takes less than 1 minute! If you already have a username, then simply login login under your username now to join the discussion.

Please observe our posting guidelines:

  1. No obscene, racist, sexist, or profane language.
  2. No spamming, advertising, duplicate, or gibberish posts.
  3. No vitriolic or systematic personal attacks against other members.
  4. Nothing in violation of United States law.
  5. No cyberstalking or malicious posting of negative or private information (doxing/doxxing) of members.
  6. No trolling.
  7. The use of "sock puppet" accounts to circumvent disciplinary action taken by moderators, create a false impression of consensus or support, or stage conversations, is prohibited.

Please try to maintain a semblance of civility at all times.

Blow the Whistle

See something that violates our rules? Blow the whistle and inform a moderator.


NOTE: Please keep all discussion on-topic. This forum is for this specific opening only. To discuss chess or this site in general, visit the Kibitzer's Café.

Messages posted by Chessgames members do not necessarily represent the views of Chessgames.com, its employees, or sponsors.
All moderator actions taken are ultimately at the sole discretion of the administration.

Home | About | Login | Logout | F.A.Q. | Profile | Preferences | Premium Membership | Kibitzer's Café | Biographer's Bistro | New Kibitzing | Chessforums | Tournament Index | Player Directory | Notable Games | World Chess Championships | Opening Explorer | Guess the Move | Game Collections | ChessBookie Game | Chessgames Challenge | Store | Privacy Notice | Contact Us

Copyright 2001-2021, Chessgames Services LLC