Members · Prefs · Laboratory · Collections · Openings · Endgames · Sacrifices · History · Search Kibitzing · Kibitzer's Café · Chessforums · Tournament Index · Players · Kibitzing
King's Indian (E72)
1 d4 Nf6 2 c4 g6 3 Nc3 Bg7 4 e4 d6 5 g3

Number of games in database: 342
Years covered: 1883 to 2023
Overall record:
   White wins 44.2%
   Black wins 27.8%
   Draws 28.1%

Popularity graph, by decade

Explore this opening  |  Search for sacrifices in this opening.
With the White Pieces With the Black Pieces
Larry Evans  10 games
Arturo Pomar Salamanca  10 games
William Winter  9 games
M E de Freitas  6 games
Svetozar Gligoric  6 games
Juan Traian Iliesco  5 games
NOTABLE GAMES [what is this?]
White Wins Black Wins
Botvinnik vs K Kholodkevich, 1927
Kotov vs Barcza, 1952
W Winter vs Koltanowski, 1936
J Kourek vs P Chrz, 1994
Najdorf vs Bronstein, 1950
H Bohm vs P Biyiasas, 1980
<< previous chapter next chapter >>

 page 1 of 14; games 1-25 of 342  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. Von Bardeleben vs F Riemann  ½-½5718833rd DSB Congress, NurembergE72 King's Indian
2. Rubinstein vs G A Thomas ½-½1141922HastingsE72 King's Indian
3. Euwe vs D C W Spaans  1-0431923AmsterdamE72 King's Indian
4. Reti vs Yates  1-0531923Hastings 1922/23E72 King's Indian
5. Alekhine vs O C Mueller 1-0311923MargateE72 King's Indian
6. Gilg vs W Schoenmann  1-0531925DSB-24.Kongress Hauptturnier AE72 King's Indian
7. Levenfish vs P Romanovsky  1-0431925Ch LeningradE72 King's Indian
8. E Straat vs G de Brie  1-0321925NED-ch TeamE72 King's Indian
9. Rubinstein vs M Bluemich 1-0351925BreslauE72 King's Indian
10. J H Blake vs H E Atkins  0-1561925British ChampionshipE72 King's Indian
11. J H Blake vs T H Tylor  0-1491925British ChampionshipE72 King's Indian
12. Botvinnik vs K Kholodkevich 1-0361927USSR ChampionshipE72 King's Indian
13. Botvinnik vs A Kubbel  1-0401930Leningrad Masters TournamentE72 King's Indian
14. Botvinnik vs V Breitman 1-0231931Leningrad ttE72 King's Indian
15. Noteboom vs G A Thomas  ½-½671931NiceE72 King's Indian
16. Rubinstein vs Koltanowski 0-1341931AntwerpE72 King's Indian
17. L Engels vs G Michalowski  1-0541932m3E72 King's Indian
18. A Smorodsky vs P Dubinin  1-0301933Ch Soviet ArmyE72 King's Indian
19. W Winter vs C Fallows  1-0281934British ChampionshipE72 King's Indian
20. Botvinnik vs G Norman 1-0201935Hastings 1934/35E72 King's Indian
21. W Winter vs Tartakower ½-½291935Warsaw OlympiadE72 King's Indian
22. G A Thomas vs B H Wood  1-0221936British ChampionshipE72 King's Indian
23. W Winter vs F Parr  1-0261936British ChampionshipE72 King's Indian
24. G A Thomas vs Eliskases  ½-½371936PodebradyE72 King's Indian
25. W Winter vs Bogoljubov 0-1281936NottinghamE72 King's Indian
 page 1 of 14; games 1-25 of 342  PGN Download
  REFINE SEARCH:   White wins (1-0) | Black wins (0-1) | Draws (1/2-1/2)  

Kibitzer's Corner
There is no kibitzing for this page, yet.

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.
  8. Do not degrade Chessgames or any of it's staff/volunteers.

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, 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 2001-2023, Chessgames Services LLC