B23: Sicilian, closed

1. e4 c5 2. Nc3

Sicilian, closed

B23 Sub-variants:

Overview

Games on Database: 79777
Last Played: Jan 2023
Overall score:
35.9%27.2%36.9%
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Played frequently by:

White  
Nikola Mitkov 210 games
Ilmars Starostits 130 games
Herbert Bastian 118 games
Black  
Loek Van Wely 71 games
Boris Gelfand 53 games
Ognjen Cvitan 49 games

Possible continuations:

2... Nc6  49206
35.2 % 27.5 % 37.3 %
2... d6  12443
39.5 % 25.9 % 34.6 %
2... e6  12323
34.6 % 28.4 % 37 %
2... a6  3010
33.7 % 23.8 % 42.5 %
2... g6  2417
36.7 % 26.6 % 36.7 %
2... e5  176
59.1 % 15.9 % 25 %
2... Nf6  126
50 % 19.8 % 30.2 %
2... b6  67
46.3 % 16.4 % 37.3 %
2... f5  4
75 % 25 %
2... Qa5  2
50 % 50 %
2... d5  2
50 % 50 %