A22: English opening

1. c4 e5 2. Nc3 Nf6

English opening

A22 Sub-variants:

Overview

Games on Database: 26263
Last Played: Jan 2023
Overall score:
37.9%32.9%29.2%

How to Play the English Opening

Download master games

Played frequently by:

White  
Normunds Miezis 134 games
Wolfgang Uhlmann 120 games
Viktor Korchnoi 73 games
Black  
Oleg M Romanishin 62 games
Ivan Farago 62 games
Anatoly Karpov 53 games

Possible continuations:

3. Nf3  13022
38.3 % 35.9 % 25.9 %
3. g3  10715
37.7 % 30.4 % 31.9 %
3. e3  826
33.8 % 38.9 % 27.4 %
3. d3  792
40.4 % 24.1 % 35.5 %
3. e4  725
34.3 % 23.7 % 41.9 %
3. a3  102
41.2 % 30.4 % 28.4 %
3. b3  28
46.4 % 46.4 %
3. d4  28
17.9 % 25 % 57.1 %
3. Qc2  8
37.5 % 25 % 37.5 %
3. f4  8
37.5 % 25 % 37.5 %
3. f3  3
100 %
3. Qb3  2
50 % 50 %
3. h3  2
100 %