A27: English, three knights system

1. c4 e5 2. Nc3 Nc6 3. Nf3

English, three knights system

A27 Sub-variants:

Overview

Games on Database: 4703
Last Played: Apr 2022
Overall score:
39%31.3%29.7%

How to Play the English Opening

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Played frequently by:

White  
Wolfgang Uhlmann 40 games
Colin Anderson McNab 21 games
Dirk Poldauf 16 games
Black  
Predrag Nikolic 14 games
Vlastimil Hort 13 games
Ryszard Bernard 12 games

Possible continuations:

3... Nf6  1870
39.1 % 33 % 27.9 %
3... f5  1153
35.7 % 30.3 % 34 %
3... g6  1018
37.4 % 32.7 % 29.9 %
3... d6  361
46.5 % 27.4 % 26 %
3... Bc5  148
54.1 % 19.6 % 26.4 %
3... Bb4  126
38.9 % 30.2 % 31 %
3... Nge7  13
38.5 % 30.8 % 30.8 %
3... Be7  4
75 % 25 %
3... a6  3
33.3 % 66.7 %
3... b6  2
100 %
3... a5  2
100 %