A25: English, closed, 5.Rb1

1. c4 e5 2. Nc3 Nc6 3. g3 g6 4. Bg2 Bg7 5. Rb1

English, closed, 5.Rb1

A25 Sub-variants:

Overview

Games on Database: 1147
Last Played: Apr 2022
Overall score:
37.5%37.6%24.9%

How to Play the English Opening

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Played frequently by:

White  
Jaime Sunye Neto 12 games
Ovidiu Foisor 10 games
Cristina Adela Foisor 10 games
Black  
Jeroen Piket 8 games
Walter S Browne 8 games
Artur Jussupow 6 games

Possible continuations:

5... a5  574
34.5 % 39.9 % 25.6 %
5... d6  256
38.7 % 36.7 % 24.6 %
5... f5  141
41.1 % 33.3 % 25.5 %
5... Nf6  98
39.8 % 34.7 % 25.5 %
5... Nge7  64
45.3 % 39.1 % 15.6 %
5... Nh6  8
25 % 25 % 50 %
5... h5  2
50 % 50 %
5... a6  2
100 %