A02: Bird's opening

1. f4

Bird's opening

A02 Sub-variants:

Overview

Games on Database: 20873
Last Played: Jan 2023
Overall score:
34.9%25.3%39.8%
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Played frequently by:

White  
Manfred Thonig 153 games
Vladimir Babionyshev 83 games
Henrik Danielsen 82 games
Black  
Wolfgang Uhlmann 11 games
Joseph Henry Blackburne 10 games
Gedeon Barcza 9 games

Possible continuations:

1... d5  10096
34.1 % 26.1 % 39.8 %
1... Nf6  3233
32.4 % 26.7 % 40.9 %
1... e5  1939
39.5 % 20.6 % 40 %
1... c5  1912
32.9 % 25 % 42.1 %
1... g6  1542
28.5 % 27 % 44.6 %
1... e6  537
51.8 % 20.1 % 28.1 %
1... d6  524
42.7 % 23.3 % 34 %
1... f5  362
43.4 % 27.1 % 29.6 %
1... b6  303
35.3 % 23.8 % 40.9 %
1... Nc6  255
49 % 18.8 % 32.2 %
1... c6  61
41 % 26.2 % 32.8 %
1... b5  54
44.4 % 25.9 % 29.6 %
1... Nh6  23
26.1 % 17.4 % 56.5 %
1... g5  20
50 % 20 % 30 %
1... f6  5
40 % 20 % 40 %
1... h5  2
50 % 50 %
1... h6  2
50 % 50 %
1... a6  2
100 %