A15: English opening

1. c4 Nf6 2. Nf3

English opening

A15 Sub-variants:

Overview

Games on Database: 85976
Last Played: Apr 2022
Overall score:
38.3%39.7%22%

How to Play the English Opening

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Played frequently by:

White  
Ulf Andersson 419 games
Aleksander Wojtkiewicz 357 games
Lubomir Ftacnik 265 games
Black  
Ivan Farago 141 games
Anatoly Karpov 125 games
Jan H Timman 122 games

Possible continuations:

2... g6  32603
40 % 36.9 % 23.1 %
2... e6  26365
37.3 % 41.5 % 21.1 %
2... c5  13028
37.4 % 42 % 20.6 %
2... b6  5435
30.4 % 47.7 % 21.9 %
2... c6  5013
38.4 % 40.4 % 21.1 %
2... d6  2721
43.6 % 32.3 % 24.1 %
2... d5  408
58.8 % 23.3 % 17.9 %
2... Nc6  356
47.2 % 25.3 % 27.5 %
2... a6  16
43.8 % 25 % 31.3 %
2... e5  16
50 % 18.8 % 31.3 %
2... b5  7
71.4 % 28.6 %
2... Rg8  2
100 %
2... Ng8  2
100 %