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Queen's Indian (E14)
1 d4 Nf6 2 c4 e6 3 Nf3 b6 4 e3

Number of games in database: 1316
Years covered: 1878 to 2020
Overall record:
   White wins 32.5%
   Black wins 25.8%
   Draws 41.7%

Popularity graph, by decade

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PRACTITIONERS
With the White Pieces With the Black Pieces
Lajos Portisch  32 games
Petrosian  19 games
Paul Keres  15 games
Anatoly Karpov  13 games
Lev Polugaevsky  11 games
Michail Brodsky  9 games
NOTABLE GAMES [what is this?]
White Wins Black Wins
Keres vs Spassky, 1955
Portisch vs DeFirmian, 1989
Petrosian vs Karpov, 1973
Spassky vs Tal, 1979
E Dizdarevic vs Miles, 1985
Kramnik vs Kasparov, 2001
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 page 1 of 53; games 1-25 of 1,316  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. J Mason vs Blackburne ½-½781878ParisE14 Queen's Indian
2. W Wayte vs Owen 0-1491881Counties Chess AssociationE14 Queen's Indian
3. Mackenzie vs Blackburne 1-0271883LondonE14 Queen's Indian
4. J Mason vs Taubenhaus 1-0521885HamburgE14 Queen's Indian
5. O C Mueller vs Gunsberg  0-1411890ManchesterE14 Queen's Indian
6. Steinitz vs Gunsberg ½-½391891Steinitz - Gunsberg World Championship MatchE14 Queen's Indian
7. Hakansson vs Nimzowitsch  ½-½2319211st Match Nimzowitsch - HakanssonE14 Queen's Indian
8. Tartakower vs Saemisch 1-0231922Teplitz-SchönauE14 Queen's Indian
9. Koltanowski vs D Reca  0-1291924Paris Unofficial OlympiadE14 Queen's Indian
10. Kmoch vs S Rosselli del Turco  1-0481926SemmeringE14 Queen's Indian
11. A Vajda vs G Nagy 0-1151926BudapestE14 Queen's Indian
12. Rubinstein vs E Tholfsen 0-1201928Simul, 24bE14 Queen's Indian
13. Kmoch vs Gruenfeld  ½-½23192812th Trebitsch memE14 Queen's Indian
14. Menchik vs Gruenfeld ½-½1111929KarlsbadE14 Queen's Indian
15. Marshall vs H K Mattison  ½-½241929KarlsbadE14 Queen's Indian
16. H K Mattison vs Colle 1-0311929KarlsbadE14 Queen's Indian
17. N Mannheimer vs Colle 0-1451930FrankfurtE14 Queen's Indian
18. Menchik vs W Winter  ½-½371930ScarboroughE14 Queen's Indian
19. Menchik vs Gruenfeld  ½-½171930ScarboroughE14 Queen's Indian
20. K Treybal vs A Gromer  1-0651930Hamburg OlympiadE14 Queen's Indian
21. Ahues vs I Pleci  ½-½311930LiegeE14 Queen's Indian
22. G A Thomas vs Marshall  1-0231930LiegeE14 Queen's Indian
23. Menchik vs Alekhine 0-1401932LondonE14 Queen's Indian
24. J C Engelen vs Alekhine 0-1251933Simul, 12bE14 Queen's Indian
25. Bogoljubov vs Saemisch  1-0351933Bad PyrmontE14 Queen's Indian
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Kibitzer's Corner
Sep-03-10  rapidcitychess: Isn't 4.e3 just a waiting move? Seems useless to me.

Sincerely,
Rapidcitychess

Sep-03-10  nummerzwei: <rapidcitychess: Isn't 4.e3 just a waiting move?>

Since White generally follows up with 5.Bd3 and 6.0-0, the answer is no.

Sep-03-10  rapidcitychess: Yes, I see that as in the Rubinstein of the NI, but there are better ways to accomplish that isn't there?

Sincerely,
Rapidcitychess

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