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Benoni, Fianchetto Variation (A62)
1 d4 Nf6 2 c4 c5 3 d5 e6 4 Nc3 exd5 5 cxd5 d6 6 Nf3 g6
7 g3 Bg7 8 Bg2 O-O

Number of games in database: 1489
Years covered: 1927 to 2022
Overall record:
   White wins 35.9%
   Black wins 31.8%
   Draws 32.3%

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PRACTITIONERS
With the White Pieces With the Black Pieces
Evgeny Gleizerov  66 games
Yuri Razuvaev  23 games
Gennadi Sosonko  22 games
Mihai Suba  18 games
Aleksandar Kovacevic  12 games
Dmitry Gurevich  9 games
NOTABLE GAMES [what is this?]
White Wins Black Wins
Korchnoi vs Tal, 1962
Smyslov vs Tolush, 1951
Smejkal vs S Tatai, 1973
V Zak vs R Nezhmetdinov, 1951
Grischuk vs Caruana, 2014
K Wallach vs A Kornfeld, 1982
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 page 1 of 60; games 1-25 of 1,489  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. Capablanca vs Marshall ½-½601927New YorkA62 Benoni, Fianchetto Variation
2. M Luckis vs Eliskases  0-1471947Mar del PlataA62 Benoni, Fianchetto Variation
3. G Ilivitsky vs V Lyublinsky  1-0381949RSFSR ChampionshipA62 Benoni, Fianchetto Variation
4. Smyslov vs Tolush 1-0401951Chigorin MemorialA62 Benoni, Fianchetto Variation
5. V Zak vs R Nezhmetdinov 0-1281951URS-ch sfA62 Benoni, Fianchetto Variation
6. J Bolbochan vs P Trifunovic  ½-½431952Mar del PlataA62 Benoni, Fianchetto Variation
7. Y Neishtadt vs Simagin  0-1321953Team-ch MoscowA62 Benoni, Fianchetto Variation
8. M Ujtelky vs V Brat  1-0411953Czechoslovak ChampionshipA62 Benoni, Fianchetto Variation
9. Gurgenidze vs G Bastrikov  1-0531954Yerevan URS-ch sfA62 Benoni, Fianchetto Variation
10. Sliwa vs G Kluger 1-0331954Prague / Marianske Lazne ZonalA62 Benoni, Fianchetto Variation
11. Uhlmann vs G Kluger  ½-½411954Prague / Marianske Lazne ZonalA62 Benoni, Fianchetto Variation
12. J H Donner vs Filip  0-1481954Amsterdam Olympiad Final-AA62 Benoni, Fianchetto Variation
13. Smyslov vs Pachman  ½-½211954Amsterdam Olympiad Final-AA62 Benoni, Fianchetto Variation
14. G Kluger vs M Czerniak  0-1441954Amsterdam Olympiad Final-AA62 Benoni, Fianchetto Variation
15. F Koberl vs P Dely  ½-½441954HUN-ch 10thA62 Benoni, Fianchetto Variation
16. I Veltmander vs Simagin  0-1231955URS-ch sfA62 Benoni, Fianchetto Variation
17. V Byvshev vs J Klavins  0-14019554th Soviet Team-ch prelimA62 Benoni, Fianchetto Variation
18. J H Donner vs B Milic  ½-½241955HoogovensA62 Benoni, Fianchetto Variation
19. Z Kovacs vs M Czerniak  1-0501955HoogovensA62 Benoni, Fianchetto Variation
20. B Wexler vs Pachman  0-1341955Mar del PlataA62 Benoni, Fianchetto Variation
21. Schwarz vs K Darga  0-1371955FRG-ch 03rdA62 Benoni, Fianchetto Variation
22. A Turner vs A Saidy  0-136195556th US OpenA62 Benoni, Fianchetto Variation
23. G Abrahams vs Fazekas  1-0711955British ChampionshipA62 Benoni, Fianchetto Variation
24. K Urbanec vs A Zaruba  0-1401955Czechoslovak ChampionshipA62 Benoni, Fianchetto Variation
25. B Owens vs A Feuerstein  0-1581955Manhattan CC-ch 5556A62 Benoni, Fianchetto Variation
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Benoni, Fianchetto Variation
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