A33: English, symmetrical variation

1. c4 c5 2. Nf3 Nf6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 e6 5. Nc3 Nc6

English, symmetrical variation

A33 Sub-variants:

Overview

Games on Database: 3907
Last Played: Apr 2022
Overall score:
32.3%44.8%22.9%

How to Play the English Opening

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Played frequently by:

White  
Viktor Korchnoi 42 games
Evgenij Agrest 28 games
Michal Krasenkow 21 games
Black  
Nick E De Firmian 39 games
Maxime Vachier Lagrave 26 games
Krunoslav Hulak 23 games

Possible continuations:

6. g3  1313
35.9 % 41.4 % 22.8 %
6. a3  985
33.3 % 46.7 % 20 %
6. Ndb5  671
30 % 48.6 % 21.5 %
6. e3  255
25.9 % 43.1 % 31 %
6. Bf4  225
26.2 % 60.4 %
6. e4  181
30.4 % 35.4 % 34.3 %
6. Bg5  136
28.7 % 50.7 % 20.6 %
6. Nc2  89
33.7 % 31.5 % 34.8 %
6. Nxc6  43
23.3 % 30.2 % 46.5 %
6. Nb3  5
40 % 40 % 20 %
6. Nf3  3
33.3 % 66.7 %