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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: 203
Years covered: 1942 to 2019
Overall record:
   White wins 36.0%
   Black wins 27.6%
   Draws 36.5%

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PRACTITIONERS
With the White Pieces With the Black Pieces
Jan Timman  10 games
Boris Spassky  5 games
Vladimir Bagirov  5 games
Paul Keres  4 games
Mihai Suba  4 games
Jan Hein Donner  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 9; games 1-25 of 203  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. Guimard vs C J Corte  1-0271942Mar del PlataE31 Nimzo-Indian, Leningrad, Main line
2. H Steiner vs Evans  0-1541952US ch matchE31 Nimzo-Indian, Leningrad, Main line
3. J Jezek vs V Brat  0-1701953Czechoslovak ChampionshipE31 Nimzo-Indian, Leningrad, Main line
4. Spassky vs Smyslov 1-0351953BucharestE31 Nimzo-Indian, Leningrad, Main line
5. H Steiner vs F de Carvalho  1-0451953Mar del PlataE31 Nimzo-Indian, Leningrad, Main line
6. R G Wade vs J H Donner  0-1471953OpatijaE31 Nimzo-Indian, Leningrad, Main line
7. Korchnoi vs Gipslis  ½-½281955URS-ch sfE31 Nimzo-Indian, Leningrad, Main line
8. Korchnoi vs R Persitz  ½-½351955Hastings 1955/56E31 Nimzo-Indian, Leningrad, Main line
9. Spassky vs Keres 1-0461957USSR ChampionshipE31 Nimzo-Indian, Leningrad, Main line
10. J Vesely vs A Lukic  0-1401958WchT U26 fin-A 05thE31 Nimzo-Indian, Leningrad, Main line
11. Spassky vs Szabo ½-½181959Leningrad-BudapestE31 Nimzo-Indian, Leningrad, Main line
12. Gurgenidze vs Petrosian  ½-½351959USSR ChampionshipE31 Nimzo-Indian, Leningrad, Main line
13. Gurgenidze vs Averbakh  ½-½581959USSR ChampionshipE31 Nimzo-Indian, Leningrad, Main line
14. W Golz vs Taimanov  0-1271959DresdenE31 Nimzo-Indian, Leningrad, Main line
15. W Golz vs N Padevsky  ½-½351959DresdenE31 Nimzo-Indian, Leningrad, Main line
16. Portisch vs J H Donner  ½-½421960Madrid ZonalE31 Nimzo-Indian, Leningrad, Main line
17. Bagirov vs I Vistaneckis 1-0371960URS-ch sfE31 Nimzo-Indian, Leningrad, Main line
18. Antoshin vs A V Cherepkov  0-1401960URS-ch sfE31 Nimzo-Indian, Leningrad, Main line
19. S Holm Petersen vs S Momo  1-0271960Leipzig Olympiad qual-3E31 Nimzo-Indian, Leningrad, Main line
20. J H Donner vs Portisch 1-0471960Madrid Zonal PlayoffE31 Nimzo-Indian, Leningrad, Main line
21. J H Donner vs F Kuijpers  1-0431961Amsterdam IBME31 Nimzo-Indian, Leningrad, Main line
22. J G Sullivan vs K Burger  0-167196263rd US OpenE31 Nimzo-Indian, Leningrad, Main line
23. Bagirov vs M Mukhitdinov  ½-½391962URS-ch30 sfE31 Nimzo-Indian, Leningrad, Main line
24. S Johannessen vs N Minev  ½-½761963Halle ZonalE31 Nimzo-Indian, Leningrad, Main line
25. Keene / Burnett vs Sully / Tyrell / Jones 1-0221964Consultation gameE31 Nimzo-Indian, Leningrad, Main line
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