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Queen's Indian (E17)
1 d4 Nf6 2 c4 e6 3 Nf3 b6 4 g3 Bb7 5 Bg2 Be7

Number of games in database: 3944
Years covered: 1921 to 2021
Overall record:
   White wins 35.2%
   Black wins 18.9%
   Draws 45.9%

Popularity graph, by decade

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With the White Pieces With the Black Pieces
Ulf Andersson  28 games
Loek van Wely  26 games
Boris Gelfand  24 games
Sergei Tiviakov  69 games
Eduardas Rozentalis  42 games
Anatoly Karpov  39 games
NOTABLE GAMES [what is this?]
White Wins Black Wins
Kasparov vs Marjanovic, 1980
Korchnoi vs Karpov, 1974
Karpov vs Spassky, 1975
Najdorf vs Averbakh, 1953
Hug vs Hort, 1972
Botvinnik vs Bronstein, 1951
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 page 1 of 158; games 1-25 of 3,944  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. K Sterk vs A Vajda  1-0541921BudapestE17 Queen's Indian
2. Gruenfeld vs E Steiner 1-0411921BudapestE17 Queen's Indian
3. Bogoljubov vs Z von Balla 0-1551921BudapestE17 Queen's Indian
4. W Schlage vs J Davidson  1-0401922GER-NEDE17 Queen's Indian
5. Maroczy vs S Takacs 1-0751922ViennaE17 Queen's Indian
6. Teichmann vs Saemisch ½-½381923KarlsbadE17 Queen's Indian
7. Opocensky vs S Takacs  ½-½491923ViennaE17 Queen's Indian
8. Kmoch vs Tartakower  ½-½211925DebrecenE17 Queen's Indian
9. Gruenfeld vs P F Johner  ½-½701925DebrecenE17 Queen's Indian
10. Tartakower vs Alekhine  ½-½201925Baden-BadenE17 Queen's Indian
11. Rubinstein vs Saemisch 1-0401925MarienbadE17 Queen's Indian
12. Reti vs Saemisch  0-1481925BreslauE17 Queen's Indian
13. S Gotthilf vs Saemisch 1-0351925MoscowE17 Queen's Indian
14. Tartakower vs Kmoch  1-0491926SemmeringE17 Queen's Indian
15. Alekhine vs G A Thomas ½-½631926Scarborough Premier (A)E17 Queen's Indian
16. Kostic vs Z Vecsey  0-1151926BardejovE17 Queen's Indian
17. W Schelfhout vs G Kroone  ½-½441926Dutch ChampionshipE17 Queen's Indian
18. J Davidson vs Koltanowski  1-0281926SpaE17 Queen's Indian
19. M Monticelli vs G Stalda  1-0371926Crespi MemorialE17 Queen's Indian
20. Saemisch vs Gruenfeld ½-½311926BerlinE17 Queen's Indian
21. S Landau vs J W Rivkine 1-0461927Hastings 1927/28 Major AE17 Queen's Indian
22. Hromadka vs J Rejfir  1-0651927Czechoslovak ChampionshipE17 Queen's Indian
23. E Jacobson vs C Carls 0-1221927London OlympiadE17 Queen's Indian
24. M Monticelli vs Gilg 1-0371927London OlympiadE17 Queen's Indian
25. E Maksimovic vs J Dobias  1-0271928Prague EvonyE17 Queen's Indian
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Kibitzer's Corner
Nov-25-10  rapidcitychess: Is this bogus? Zero kibitzing...

I've always thought it was pretty bad for black but not this bad!

Premium Chessgames Member
  whiteshark: <Zero kibitzing> I'll second that!

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