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King's Indian, Samisch, Orthodox Main line (E89)
1 d4 Nf6 2 c4 g6 3 Nc3 Bg7 4 e4 d6 5 f3 O-O 6 Be3 e5
7 d5 c6 8 Nge2 cxd5

Number of games in database: 89
Years covered: 1947 to 2020
Overall record:
   White wins 38.2%
   Black wins 24.7%
   Draws 37.1%

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PRACTITIONERS
With the White Pieces With the Black Pieces
Luben Popov  5 games
Raymond Keene  4 games
Milko G Bobotsov  4 games
Svetozar Gligoric  7 games
Jonathan Penrose  3 games
Leonard William Barden  3 games
NOTABLE GAMES [what is this?]
White Wins Black Wins
Tal vs Gligoric, 1959
Keene vs P C Griffiths, 1964
Pachman vs A Tsvetkov, 1947
Smyslov vs Geller, 1955
L Barden vs Gligoric, 1961
J N Sugden vs Keene, 1962
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 page 1 of 4; games 1-25 of 89  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. Pachman vs A Tsvetkov 1-0371947MoscowE89 King's Indian, Samisch, Orthodox Main line
2. Z Doda vs S Kwapisz  1-0281953POL-ch11E89 King's Indian, Samisch, Orthodox Main line
3. Lokvenc vs Geller ½-½401954Amsterdam Olympiad qual-1E89 King's Indian, Samisch, Orthodox Main line
4. Smyslov vs Geller 0-1341955USSR ChampionshipE89 King's Indian, Samisch, Orthodox Main line
5. Portisch vs E Gereben  1-0411955HUN-ch 11thE89 King's Indian, Samisch, Orthodox Main line
6. Szabo vs Petrosian  ½-½311956Amsterdam CandidatesE89 King's Indian, Samisch, Orthodox Main line
7. I Balanel vs Najdorf  ½-½571956Moscow Olympiad Final-AE89 King's Indian, Samisch, Orthodox Main line
8. Golombek vs Szabo  ½-½471956Moscow Olympiad Final-AE89 King's Indian, Samisch, Orthodox Main line
9. Golombek vs Uhlmann  ½-½211956Alekhine MemorialE89 King's Indian, Samisch, Orthodox Main line
10. N Padevsky vs Najdorf  ½-½281956Alekhine MemorialE89 King's Indian, Samisch, Orthodox Main line
11. Najdorf vs Horacio Albert  1-0281957Mar del PlataE89 King's Indian, Samisch, Orthodox Main line
12. Najdorf vs F Olafsson  ½-½301957DallasE89 King's Indian, Samisch, Orthodox Main line
13. Berliner vs Fischer ½-½571957US Championship 1957/58E89 King's Indian, Samisch, Orthodox Main line
14. T D van Scheltinga vs J H Donner  ½-½411958HoogovensE89 King's Indian, Samisch, Orthodox Main line
15. Petrosian vs Lokvenc 1-0291958Munich Olympiad qual-1E89 King's Indian, Samisch, Orthodox Main line
16. E Romani vs K Dreyer  1-0361958Munich Olympiad Final-CE89 King's Indian, Samisch, Orthodox Main line
17. Bobotsov vs Gligoric 0-1371958Munich Olympiad Final-AE89 King's Indian, Samisch, Orthodox Main line
18. W Pietzsch vs Lokvenc  1-0531959DresdenE89 King's Indian, Samisch, Orthodox Main line
19. Szabo vs Gligoric ½-½611959YUG-HUNE89 King's Indian, Samisch, Orthodox Main line
20. A Kolarov vs N Radev  1-0411959Bulgarian ChampionshipE89 King's Indian, Samisch, Orthodox Main line
21. Tal vs Gligoric 1-0471959Bled-Zagreb-Belgrade CandidatesE89 King's Indian, Samisch, Orthodox Main line
22. E Romani vs L Barden  ½-½221960Clare Benedict Cup 7thE89 King's Indian, Samisch, Orthodox Main line
23. L Popov vs U Raisa  1-0401960Budapest ZonalE89 King's Indian, Samisch, Orthodox Main line
24. Pachman vs J Durao  1-0411960Madrid ZonalE89 King's Indian, Samisch, Orthodox Main line
25. L Popov vs M Bertok  ½-½181960Budapest ZonalE89 King's Indian, Samisch, Orthodox Main line
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