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Nimzo-Indian, Leningrad, Main line (E31)
1 d4 Nf6 2 c4 e6 3 Nc3 Bb4 4 Bg5 h6 5 Bh4 c5 6 d5 d6

Number of games in database: 169
Years covered: 1952 to 2019
Overall record:
   White wins 37.3%
   Black wins 26.0%
   Draws 36.7%

Popularity graph, by decade

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PRACTITIONERS
With the White Pieces With the Black Pieces
Jan Timman  10 games
Vladimir Bagirov  5 games
Boris Spassky  5 games
Mihai Suba  4 games
Paul Keres  4 games
Aivars Gipslis  3 games
NOTABLE GAMES [what is this?]
White Wins Black Wins
Spassky vs Smyslov, 1953
Spassky vs Short, 2001
Spassky vs Keres, 1965
W Schmidt vs P Enders, 1981
A H Williams vs Karpov, 1974
A Lukin vs Karpov, 1967
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 page 1 of 7; games 1-25 of 169  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. H Steiner vs Larry Evans  0-1541952US ch matchE31 Nimzo-Indian, Leningrad, Main line
2. Spassky vs Smyslov 1-0351953BucharestE31 Nimzo-Indian, Leningrad, Main line
3. Wade vs J H Donner  0-1471953OpatijaE31 Nimzo-Indian, Leningrad, Main line
4. Korchnoi vs Gipslis  ½-½281955Ch URS (1/2 final)E31 Nimzo-Indian, Leningrad, Main line
5. Korchnoi vs R Persitz  ½-½351955Hastings 1955/56E31 Nimzo-Indian, Leningrad, Main line
6. Spassky vs Keres 1-0461957USSR ChampionshipE31 Nimzo-Indian, Leningrad, Main line
7. J Vesely vs A Lukic  0-1401958WchT U26 fin-A 05thE31 Nimzo-Indian, Leningrad, Main line
8. Spassky vs Szabo  ½-½181959Leningrad-BudapestE31 Nimzo-Indian, Leningrad, Main line
9. Gurgenidze vs Petrosian  ½-½351959USSR ChampionshipE31 Nimzo-Indian, Leningrad, Main line
10. Gurgenidze vs Averbakh  ½-½581959USSR ChampionshipE31 Nimzo-Indian, Leningrad, Main line
11. W Golz vs Taimanov  0-1271959DresdenE31 Nimzo-Indian, Leningrad, Main line
12. Portisch vs J H Donner  ½-½421960Madrid ZonalE31 Nimzo-Indian, Leningrad, Main line
13. Bagirov vs I Vistaneckis 1-0371960URS-ch sfE31 Nimzo-Indian, Leningrad, Main line
14. Antoshin vs Cherepkov  0-1401960URS-ch sfE31 Nimzo-Indian, Leningrad, Main line
15. J H Donner vs Portisch 1-0471960Madrid Zonal PlayoffE31 Nimzo-Indian, Leningrad, Main line
16. J H Donner vs F Kuijpers  1-0431961IBME31 Nimzo-Indian, Leningrad, Main line
17. Bagirov vs M Mukhitdinov  ½-½391962URS-ch30 sfE31 Nimzo-Indian, Leningrad, Main line
18. S Johannessen vs N Minev  ½-½761963Halle ZonalE31 Nimzo-Indian, Leningrad, Main line
19. Keene / Burnett vs Sully / Tyrell / Jones 1-0221964Consultation gameE31 Nimzo-Indian, Leningrad, Main line
20. F Mora vs Keres 0-1331964Tel Aviv ol (Men) fin-AE31 Nimzo-Indian, Leningrad, Main line
21. Berliner vs Rokhlin 1-04619655th CC World Ch FinalE31 Nimzo-Indian, Leningrad, Main line
22. S Johannessen vs A Matanovic  ½-½271965HoogovensE31 Nimzo-Indian, Leningrad, Main line
23. Spassky vs Keres 1-0501965Spassky - Keres Candidates QuarterfinalE31 Nimzo-Indian, Leningrad, Main line
24. L Joyner vs M Schulman ½-½821965CAN-chE31 Nimzo-Indian, Leningrad, Main line
25. Szabo vs J H Donner  ½-½211965Amsterdam IBME31 Nimzo-Indian, Leningrad, Main line
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