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Neo-Grunfeld, Nxd5, 7.O-O Nb6 (D76)
1 d4 Nf6 2 c4 g6 3 g3 d5 4 Bg2 Bg7 5 Nf3 O-O 6 cxd5 Nxd5
7 O-O Nb6

Number of games in database: 1016
Years covered: 1933 to 2020
Overall record:
   White wins 27.9%
   Black wins 21.4%
   Draws 50.8%

Popularity graph, by decade

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With the White Pieces With the Black Pieces
Alexander Baburin  17 games
Oleg Romanishin  12 games
Aleksander Wojtkiewicz  12 games
Lubomir Ftacnik  21 games
Garry Kasparov  11 games
Wlodzimierz Schmidt  11 games
NOTABLE GAMES [what is this?]
White Wins Black Wins
Smyslov vs Lilienthal, 1942
Gelfand vs Grischuk, 2011
W So vs Navara, 2011
Leitao vs Caruana, 2010
Andres vs F M Wren, 1933
V Papin vs I Kurnosov, 2011
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 page 1 of 41; games 1-25 of 1,016  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. Andres vs F M Wren 0-1171933BuffaloD76 Neo-Grunfeld, Nxd5, 7.O-O Nb6
2. Smyslov vs Lilienthal 1-0411942Moscow-chD76 Neo-Grunfeld, Nxd5, 7.O-O Nb6
3. A Vasiljev vs Aronin  ½-½321947URS-ch sfD76 Neo-Grunfeld, Nxd5, 7.O-O Nb6
4. Botvinnik vs Smyslov ½-½801948FIDE World Championship TournamentD76 Neo-Grunfeld, Nxd5, 7.O-O Nb6
5. Benko vs Smyslov 0-1351949Moscow-BudapestD76 Neo-Grunfeld, Nxd5, 7.O-O Nb6
6. A Ebralidze vs Geller  ½-½411949URS-ch sfD76 Neo-Grunfeld, Nxd5, 7.O-O Nb6
7. Novotelnov vs G Ilivitsky  1-0531949URS-ch sfD76 Neo-Grunfeld, Nxd5, 7.O-O Nb6
8. K Plater vs Stefan Szabo  ½-½491949BucharestD76 Neo-Grunfeld, Nxd5, 7.O-O Nb6
9. P Tramoyeres vs R Toran Albero  ½-½141951MadridD76 Neo-Grunfeld, Nxd5, 7.O-O Nb6
10. Tal vs Koblents 0-1471952LAT-chD76 Neo-Grunfeld, Nxd5, 7.O-O Nb6
11. M Cuellar Gacharna vs Bolbochan  ½-½501953Mar del PlataD76 Neo-Grunfeld, Nxd5, 7.O-O Nb6
12. R F Boxall vs P B Cook  ½-½301953BCF-chD76 Neo-Grunfeld, Nxd5, 7.O-O Nb6
13. R Toran Albero vs F de Carvalho  1-0301954MontevideoD76 Neo-Grunfeld, Nxd5, 7.O-O Nb6
14. L Villasmil vs M Cuellar Gacharna  0-1291954Caracas ZonalD76 Neo-Grunfeld, Nxd5, 7.O-O Nb6
15. F Zita vs B Sandor  ½-½251954Amsterdam Olympiad Final-AD76 Neo-Grunfeld, Nxd5, 7.O-O Nb6
16. F Zita vs Filip  ½-½171954Czechoslovak ChampionshipD76 Neo-Grunfeld, Nxd5, 7.O-O Nb6
17. Larsen vs F Roessel  1-0231956CopenhagenD76 Neo-Grunfeld, Nxd5, 7.O-O Nb6
18. T Salo vs Letelier  ½-½571956Moscow Olympiad qual-3D76 Neo-Grunfeld, Nxd5, 7.O-O Nb6
19. G Peli vs K Honfi  ½-½181958Munich Olympiad Final-BD76 Neo-Grunfeld, Nxd5, 7.O-O Nb6
20. M Napolitano vs O'Kelly  ½-½2519593rd Correspondence World ChampionshipD76 Neo-Grunfeld, Nxd5, 7.O-O Nb6
21. Benko vs Reshevsky 1-0371960MatchD76 Neo-Grunfeld, Nxd5, 7.O-O Nb6
22. H Lehmann vs R Byrne  0-1491960Leipzig Olympiad Final-AD76 Neo-Grunfeld, Nxd5, 7.O-O Nb6
23. O Magnusson vs Diez del Corral  0-1311960Leipzig Olympiad Final-BD76 Neo-Grunfeld, Nxd5, 7.O-O Nb6
24. E Goldenberg vs R Byrne  0-1351961Mar del PlataD76 Neo-Grunfeld, Nxd5, 7.O-O Nb6
25. Y Porat vs Kraidman  1-0231961NetanyaD76 Neo-Grunfeld, Nxd5, 7.O-O Nb6
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Kibitzer's Corner
Jan-06-12  optimal play: No-one has ever kibitzed on this opening? Although I rarely play it myself, I did once inadvertently transpose into it against a Reti opening. I have the Black pieces.

1.Nf3 Nf6 2.c4 g6 3.g3 Bg7 4.d4 d5 5.cxd5 Nxd5 6.Bg2 0-0 7.e4 Nb6 8.0-0 Bg4 9.d5 c6 10.Nc3 cxd5 11.Nxd5 Nc6 12.Bg5 h6 13.Bf4 Rc8 14.h3 Be6 15.Nxb6 Qxb6 16.Qe2 Nd4 17.Nxd4 Bc4 18.Qd2 Bxf1 19.Rxf1 Qxd4 20.Qxd4 Bxd4 21.Bxh6 Rfd8 22.b4 Rc2 23.a4 Rdc8 24.Bf3 Bg7 25.Bg5 Bf6 26.Bxf6 exf6 27.e5 fxe5 28.Bxb7 R8c7 29.Bh1 Rc1 30.Bd5 Rxf1+ 31.Kxf1 Kg7 32.Kg2 f5 33.a5 Rd7 34.Bc6 Rd2 35.b5 e4 36.Kf1 Kf6 37.b6 axb6 38.axb6 Rb2 39.b7 g5 40.g4 fxg4 41.hxg4 Ke5 42.Kg2 e3 43.b8=Q+ Rxb8 44.fxe3 Rf8 45.Kg3 Rf7 46.Bg2 Kd6 47.Be4 Kc5 48.Bg6 Rf6 49.Bf5 Kc4 50.Kf2 Kd5 51.Ke2 Ke5 52.Kf3 Rh6 53.Ke2 Rh3 54.Bd3 Kd5 55.Kf2 Kc5 56.Bf1 Rh4 57.Kg3 Kb4 58.Kf3 Kc3 59.Bb5 Kd2 60.Ba6 Rh3+ 61.Ke4 Rxe3+ 62.Kf5 Ra3 63.Bc4 Ra5+ 64.Kf6 Ke3 65.Bf7 Kf3 66.Bh5 Kf4 67.Ke6 Re5+ 68.Kf6 Re1 69.Kg7 Rg1 0-1

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