A21: English opening

1. c4 e5 2. Nc3

English opening

A21 Sub-variants:

Overview

Games on Database: 38614
Last Played: Nov 2018
Overall score:
38.1%30.7%31.2%
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Played frequently by:

White  
Normunds Miezis 200 games
Wolfgang Uhlmann 191 games
Colin Anderson McNab 117 games
Black  
Jan H Timman 61 games
Oleg M Romanishin 59 games
Vassily Smyslov 56 games

Possible continuations:

2... Nf6  18374
38.6 % 31.3 % 30.1 %
2... Nc6  11430
37.9 % 30.9 % 31.1 %
2... d6  3386
35.6 % 31.5 % 33 %
2... Bb4  2868
30.9 % 31.4 % 37.7 %
2... f5  1249
40.2 % 24.8 % 35 %
2... g6  453
44.6 % 25.2 % 30.2 %
2... Bc5  348
60.6 % 15.5 % 23.9 %
2... c5  198
44.4 % 30.8 % 24.7 %
2... c6  187
56.7 % 19.3 % 24.1 %
2... b6  72
63.9 % 15.3 % 20.8 %
2... Ne7  16
31.3 % 37.5 % 31.3 %
2... Be7  14
57.1 % 14.3 % 28.6 %
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 %