A21: English opening

1. c4 e5 2. Nc3

English opening

A21 Sub-variants:

Overview

Games on Database: 37703
Last Played: Jun 2017
Overall score:
38.1%30.6%31.3%
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Played frequently by:

White  
Normunds Miezis 198 games
Wolfgang Uhlmann 191 games
Colin Anderson McNab 115 games
Black  
Jan H Timman 60 games
Oleg M Romanishin 59 games
Vassily Smyslov 56 games

Possible continuations:

2... Nf6  17912
38.6 % 31.2 % 30.1 %
2... Nc6  11212
38 % 30.9 % 31.1 %
2... d6  3335
35.4 % 31.4 % 33.1 %
2... Bb4  2704
30.6 % 31.3 % 38.1 %
2... f5  1243
40.3 % 24.7 % 35 %
2... g6  448
44.6 % 25 % 30.4 %
2... Bc5  347
60.5 % 15.6 % 23.9 %
2... c5  197
44.2 % 31 % 24.9 %
2... c6  185
56.2 % 19.5 % 24.3 %
2... b6  72
63.9 % 15.3 % 20.8 %
2... Ne7  16
31.3 % 37.5 % 31.3 %
2... Be7  13
61.5 % 15.4 % 23.1 %
2... a6  6
100 %
2... f6  2
50 % 50 %
2... Qh4  2
100 %
2... Bd6  2
100 %
2... Qf6  2
100 %
2... d5  2
100 %