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Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Main line with 8...Bxc3 (E58)
1 d4 Nf6 2 c4 e6 3 Nc3 Bb4 4 e3 O-O 5 Nf3 d5 6 Bd3 c5
7 O-O Nc6 8 a3 Bxc3 9 bxc3

Number of games in database: 524
Years covered: 1910 to 2021
Overall record:
   White wins 33.4%
   Black wins 25.0%
   Draws 41.6%

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PRACTITIONERS
With the White Pieces With the Black Pieces
Svetozar Gligoric  13 games
Jan Hein Donner  8 games
Mark Taimanov  7 games
Yuri L Averbakh  15 games
Bogdan Sliwa  10 games
Yifan Hou  6 games
NOTABLE GAMES [what is this?]
White Wins Black Wins
Taimanov vs Petrosian, 1953
I Sokolov vs Kasparov, 1999
Korotylev vs Z Izoria, 1998
Euwe vs Averbakh, 1953
Keres vs Averbakh, 1953
Lautier vs Kramnik, 1997
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 page 1 of 21; games 1-25 of 524  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. Alekhine / V Rozanov vs Bernstein / Uraev  0-1671910Consultation gameE58 Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Main line with 8...Bxc3
2. Burn vs O Bernstein 1-0281911San SebastianE58 Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Main line with 8...Bxc3
3. P F Johner vs H Mattison 0-1631929KarlsbadE58 Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Main line with 8...Bxc3
4. Julius Nielsen vs H Mueller  0-1281935Warsaw OlympiadE58 Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Main line with 8...Bxc3
5. Stahlberg vs Saemisch  1-0261936DresdenE58 Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Main line with 8...Bxc3
6. S Landau vs Keres  0-1391937KemeriE58 Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Main line with 8...Bxc3
7. Lilienthal vs T Gauffin  1-0411937Stockholm OlympiadE58 Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Main line with 8...Bxc3
8. Alekhine vs Keres ½-½421938AVROE58 Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Main line with 8...Bxc3
9. E Kuzminykh vs Ilyin-Zhenevsky  ½-½36193914th Ch LeningradE58 Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Main line with 8...Bxc3
10. S Landau vs Euwe  ½-½591939NED-ch MatchE58 Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Main line with 8...Bxc3
11. Lilienthal vs Keres  ½-½301941USSR Absolute ChampionshipE58 Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Main line with 8...Bxc3
12. B Lopez Esnaola vs Alekhine 0-1551941VitoriaE58 Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Main line with 8...Bxc3
13. Tolush vs Keres  0-1241945Ch Estonia (open)E58 Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Main line with 8...Bxc3
14. R Byrne vs K Forster ½-½27194647th US OpenE58 Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Main line with 8...Bxc3
15. E Dyckhoff vs B Koch 1-0231948corrE58 Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Main line with 8...Bxc3
16. F Henneberke vs J G Baay  1-0651948NED-ch sfE58 Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Main line with 8...Bxc3
17. J Gondim vs W Cruz  0-1461948BRA-chE58 Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Main line with 8...Bxc3
18. C Vlagsma vs B Simonovic  0-1411949YUG-NEDE58 Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Main line with 8...Bxc3
19. B Milic vs A Kevitz  ½-½511950USA - Yugoslavia Radio MatchE58 Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Main line with 8...Bxc3
20. B Simonovic vs A Matanovic  0-1521951YUG-ch 6thE58 Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Main line with 8...Bxc3
21. Lilienthal vs Averbakh  1-0591952RUSE58 Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Main line with 8...Bxc3
22. P D Sanderson vs B Cafferty  ½-½531952BCF-chJE58 Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Main line with 8...Bxc3
23. R Byrne vs K Skold  1-0421952Helsinki Olympiad Final-AE58 Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Main line with 8...Bxc3
24. Taimanov vs Botvinnik 1-0361953USSR ChampionshipE58 Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Main line with 8...Bxc3
25. Reshevsky vs Najdorf  ½-½561953Reshevsky - NajdorfE58 Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Main line with 8...Bxc3
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