A17: English opening

1. c4 Nf6 2. Nc3 e6

English opening

A17 Sub-variants:

Overview

Games on Database: 12869
Last Played: Apr 2022
Overall score:
40.9%33.7%25.4%

How to Play the English Opening

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Played frequently by:

White  
Wolfgang Uhlmann 100 games
Viktor Korchnoi 97 games
Lajos Portisch 55 games
Black  
Wolfgang Unzicker 31 games
Mikhail Tal 31 games
Aleksandar Matanovic 29 games

Possible continuations:

3. e4  4894
45.9 % 30.5 % 23.6 %
3. Nf3  3934
39 % 38.9 % 22.1 %
3. d4  2235
39 % 36.4 % 24.6 %
3. g3  1514
34.7 % 28.7 % 36.6 %
3. e3  135
31.9 % 23.7 % 44.4 %
3. d3  77
23.4 % 24.7 % 51.9 %
3. a3  49
26.5 % 30.6 % 42.9 %
3. b3  26
42.3 % 15.4 % 42.3 %
3. Qc2  4
25 % 25 % 50 %