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Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3 (E51)
1 d4 Nf6 2 c4 e6 3 Nc3 Bb4 4 e3 O-O 5 Nf3 d5

Number of games in database: 395
Years covered: 1842 to 2022
Overall record:
   White wins 33.9%
   Black wins 25.8%
   Draws 40.3%

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With the White Pieces With the Black Pieces
Alexander Riazantsev  10 games
Viktor Korchnoi  7 games
Fernando Peralta  4 games
Viacheslav Ragozin  6 games
Julius Kozma  6 games
Pavel Blatny  5 games
NOTABLE GAMES [what is this?]
White Wins Black Wins
Reshevsky vs Fischer, 1961
Gligoric vs V Kovacevic, 1981
Aronian vs A Esipenko, 2022
D Stavast vs K Lee, 2013
F Duz-Khotimirsky vs Marshall, 1925
Kholmov vs Sokolsky, 1952
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 page 1 of 16; games 1-25 of 395  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. Cochrane vs Staunton 0-1431842London m2E51 Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3
2. O Bernstein vs Chigorin 1-0551905Barmen Meisterturnier AE51 Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3
3. F Duz-Khotimirsky vs Marshall 0-1281925MoscowE51 Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3
4. M Yudovich Sr. vs Ragozin ½-½541937URS-ch10E51 Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3
5. A Becker vs H Kranki  1-0281938German ChampionshipE51 Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3
6. Tomashevsky vs N Kopilov  0-1271938Ch Leningrad (sf-1)E51 Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3
7. Lilienthal vs P Romanovsky  ½-½421939Leningrad/Moscow trainingE51 Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3
8. S Landau vs Euwe  ½-½711939NED-ch MatchE51 Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3
9. M Stolberg vs Ragozin  1-0571940USSR ChampionshipE51 Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3
10. Najdorf vs M Czerniak  1-0621941Buenos Aires CirculoE51 Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3
11. Stahlberg vs Graf-Stevenson  1-0331941Mar del PlataE51 Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3
12. I Vistaneckis vs E Poltoranov  ½-½751942Sverdlovsk National TournamentE51 Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3
13. Kotov vs Ragozin 1-057194222nd Ch MoscowE51 Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3
14. Najdorf vs M Czerniak  1-0421945Buenos Aires CirculoE51 Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3
15. E Gereben vs G Kluger  1-0311946HUN-chE51 Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3
16. I A Horowitz vs A Pinkus  1-0211946United States ChampionshipE51 Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3
17. G Fridstein vs Ragozin  0-142194726th Ch MoscowE51 Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3
18. Tolush vs R Renter  1-0591947ParnuE51 Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3
19. K Makarczyk vs S Gawlikowski  1-0741948POL-Ch Team 5thE51 Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3
20. Bronstein vs Ragozin ½-½441948USSR ChampionshipE51 Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3
21. Simagin vs A Chistiakov  1-059194927th Ch MoscowE51 Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3
22. L Tipary vs Ragozin  0-1261949Moscow-BudapestE51 Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3
23. Simagin vs V Kirillov 0-1271949URS-ch sfE51 Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3
24. Pilnik vs Kostic  1-0481950BledE51 Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3
25. Pilnik vs B Rabar  ½-½241950Bled+E51 Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3
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