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Sicilian, Accelerated Fianchetto (B36)
1 e4 c5 2 Nf3 Nc6 3 d4 cxd4 4 Nxd4 g6 5 c4

Number of games in database: 773
Years covered: 1929 to 2021
Overall record:
   White wins 34.9%
   Black wins 14.1%
   Draws 51.0%

Popularity graph, by decade

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With the White Pieces With the Black Pieces
Jan Smejkal  11 games
Paul Keres  10 games
Vlastimil Jansa  9 games
Gadir Guseinov  30 games
Artyom Timofeev  15 games
Bruno Parma  14 games
NOTABLE GAMES [what is this?]
White Wins Black Wins
Tal vs Parma, 1961
Portisch vs Reshevsky, 1973
Smyslov vs Korchnoi, 1961
Geller vs P Ostojic, 1969
V Ciocaltea vs Parma, 1968
Sveshnikov vs Beliavsky, 1973
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 page 1 of 31; games 1-25 of 773  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. Capablanca vs Colle 1-0311929BarcelonaB36 Sicilian, Accelerated Fianchetto
2. P Vaitonis vs J Therien  1-0431949Canadian ChampionshipB36 Sicilian, Accelerated Fianchetto
3. V Zurakhov vs O L Moiseev  1-03619554th Soviet Team-ch prelimB36 Sicilian, Accelerated Fianchetto
4. Tal vs Vasiukov 1-04819554th Soviet Team-ch finalB36 Sicilian, Accelerated Fianchetto
5. A Matanovic vs N Karaklajic  1-0521955ZagrebB36 Sicilian, Accelerated Fianchetto
6. Krogius vs Gurgenidze  ½-½241956URS-ch sfB36 Sicilian, Accelerated Fianchetto
7. L Aronson vs Gurgenidze 1-0491957USSR ChampionshipB36 Sicilian, Accelerated Fianchetto
8. Geller vs Gurgenidze ½-½381958USSR ChampionshipB36 Sicilian, Accelerated Fianchetto
9. R Cardoso vs Tal ½-½441958Portoroz InterzonalB36 Sicilian, Accelerated Fianchetto
10. Z Nilsson vs P Trifunovic  1-0551958Munich Olympiad qual-4B36 Sicilian, Accelerated Fianchetto
11. J Penrose vs Filip  ½-½181958Munich Olympiad Final-AB36 Sicilian, Accelerated Fianchetto
12. Tringov vs P Trifunovic  1-0671958Munich Olympiad Final-AB36 Sicilian, Accelerated Fianchetto
13. Keres vs Panno ½-½221958Munich Olympiad Final-AB36 Sicilian, Accelerated Fianchetto
14. Keres vs Gurgenidze  ½-½411959USSR ChampionshipB36 Sicilian, Accelerated Fianchetto
15. Tal vs Gurgenidze 1-0671959USSR ChampionshipB36 Sicilian, Accelerated Fianchetto
16. Z Kadrev vs N Padevsky  ½-½431959Bulgarian ChampionshipB36 Sicilian, Accelerated Fianchetto
17. N Padevsky vs J Stefanov  ½-½441959Bulgarian ChampionshipB36 Sicilian, Accelerated Fianchetto
18. A Matanovic vs P Trifunovic  ½-½251959Yugoslav ChampionshipB36 Sicilian, Accelerated Fianchetto
19. Gligoric vs J Stupica 1-0301959Yugoslav ChampionshipB36 Sicilian, Accelerated Fianchetto
20. R Cassidy vs Parma  0-1431959World U20 ch prel. group 1B36 Sicilian, Accelerated Fianchetto
21. C Clemens vs J Stefanov  ½-½211959World U20 ch final AB36 Sicilian, Accelerated Fianchetto
22. L Schmid vs H Lehmann  1-0401959FRG-ch 05thB36 Sicilian, Accelerated Fianchetto
23. L Engels vs R Camara  ½-½181960Sao Paulo ZonalB36 Sicilian, Accelerated Fianchetto
24. Suetin vs Gurgenidze  ½-½251960USSR ChampionshipB36 Sicilian, Accelerated Fianchetto
25. Janosevic vs Parma  0-1321960YUG-chB36 Sicilian, Accelerated Fianchetto
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Kibitzer's Corner
Mar-24-04  AdrianP: Two nice wins for Black in the Accelerated Fianchetto at Corus:

Nijboer vs Tiviakov, 2004
H Hamdouchi vs Tiviakov, 2004

Mar-24-04  ruylopez900: Is the Accelerated Fianchetto also known as the Accelerated Dragon? Or is that something different?
Mar-24-04  AdrianP: <Ruy> Accelerated Fianchetto = Accelerated Dragon...
Mar-24-04  ruylopez900: Alright, thanks for clearing that up =D
Oct-23-05  Greginctw: whats with blacks terrible percentage? I know absolutely nothing about this opening, someone care to explain why its so bad?
Oct-24-05  who: Though the opening explorer shows that in fact black's percentage from this position is quite low, the percentage given up top doesn't indicate that. The percentage up top is only talking about games that don't fit into another catagory. Thus games that continue with 5...Bg7 (the most natural and common move) will fall under (B38), (B39), (B37), or (E95) (don't ask), but not under this catagory. Games that continue with 5...Nf6 6.Nc3 could be labelled as any one of a number of games (depending on the continuation). Games that continue 5...d6 also have a number of possibilities depending on the continuation.
Oct-26-05  Greginctw: I dont get it. You gave the B38 and b39 (which are just expanded b37 right) but those have terrible percentages too. It seems like a terribly weak system from the stats.

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