A26: English, closed system

1. c4 e5 2. Nc3 Nc6 3. g3 g6 4. Bg2 Bg7 5. d3 d6

English, closed system

A26 Sub-variants:

Overview

Games on Database: 2087
Last Played: Apr 2023
Overall score:
32.9%36.7%30.4%

How to Play the English Opening

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Played frequently by:

White  
Normunds Miezis 31 games
Istvan Csom 14 games
Ian Snape 11 games
Black  
Eirik Gullaksen 8 games
Joseph G Gallagher 8 games
Sasa Martinovic 8 games

Possible continuations:

6. e4  606
33.3 % 37.3 % 29.4 %
6. Rb1  591
36.9 % 35.4 % 27.7 %
6. Nf3  388
27.8 % 37.9 % 34.3 %
6. e3  367
31.9 % 38.4 % 29.7 %
6. Bd2  49
36.7 % 30.6 % 32.7 %
6. f4  30
30 % 40 % 30 %
6. Nd5  16
37.5 % 37.5 % 25 %
6. a3  14
92.9 %
6. h4  8
50 % 25 % 25 %
6. Nh3  7
28.6 % 28.6 % 42.9 %
6. b3  5
40 % 60 %
6. h3  2
50 % 50 %
6. Be3  2
100 %