B44: Sicilian defence

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

Sicilian defence

B44 Sub-variants:

Overview

Games on Database: 34146
Last Played: May 2022
Overall score:
33.6%34.1%32.2%
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Played frequently by:

White  
Alexei Shirov 65 games
Michael Adams 62 games
Alexander Motylev 57 games
Black  
Mark E Taimanov 232 games
Vlastimil Jansa 172 games
Pia Cramling 150 games

Possible continuations:

5. Nc3  25918
34.9 % 35 % 30.1 %
5. Nb5  4272
31.8 % 36.8 % 31.3 %
5. Be3  1251
28.1 % 24.9 % 47.1 %
5. Nxc6  954
23.6 % 28.8 % 47.6 %
5. c4  533
30 % 25.1 % 44.8 %
5. Be2  482
28.4 % 23.7 % 47.9 %
5. g3  238
33.6 % 28.6 % 37.8 %
5. a3  110
27.3 % 30.9 % 41.8 %
5. c3  101
29.7 % 15.8 % 54.5 %
5. Bc4  97
26.8 % 60.8 %
5. Nb3  87
28.7 % 58.6 %
5. Nf3  38
39.5 % 23.7 % 36.8 %
5. Bb5  24
20.8 % 66.7 %
5. f4  16
25 % 31.3 % 43.8 %
5. Bf4  13
30.8 % 53.8 % 15.4 %
5. Bd3  3
100 %
5. b3  2
50 % 50 %