A16: English opening

1. c4 Nf6 2. Nc3

English opening

A16 Sub-variants:

Overview

Games on Database: 50378
Last Played: May 2022
Overall score:
39.9%32.9%27.2%

How to Play the English Opening

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Played frequently by:

White  
Wolfgang Uhlmann 283 games
Viktor Korchnoi 188 games
Normunds Miezis 180 games
Black  
Ivan Farago 79 games
Wolfgang Uhlmann 73 games
Anatoly Karpov 61 games

Possible continuations:

2... g6  17481
41.8 % 29.1 % 29.1 %
2... e6  11311
40.9 % 34 % 25.1 %
2... c5  6899
36.2 % 36.9 % 26.9 %
2... e5  6619
35 % 37.2 % 27.8 %
2... d5  4707
41 % 33.8 % 25.2 %
2... d6  1433
40 % 31.3 % 28.8 %
2... c6  1425
43.7 % 32.4 % 23.9 %
2... b6  340
45.3 % 23.5 % 31.2 %
2... Nc6  150
47.3 % 26 % 26.7 %
2... a6  7
42.9 % 14.3 % 42.9 %
2... g5  2
50 % 50 %