B44: Sicilian, Szen (`anti-Taimanov') variation

1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 e6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nc6 5. Nb5

Sicilian, Szen (`anti-Taimanov') variation

B44 Sub-variants:

Overview

Games on Database: 4276
Last Played: May 2022
Overall score:
31.8%36.8%31.4%
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Played frequently by:

White  
Ljubomir Ljubojevic 28 games
Thomas Ernst 25 games
Heikki MJ Westerinen 24 games
Black  
Mark E Taimanov 47 games
Pia Cramling 28 games
Vlastimil Jansa 28 games

Possible continuations:

5... d6  4010
30.9 % 37.5 % 31.6 %
5... Nf6  172
37.2 % 34.9 % 27.9 %
5... a6  58
62.1 % 20.7 % 17.2 %
5... Bc5  23
56.5 % 39.1 %
5... d5  11
63.6 % 36.4 %