B44: Sicilian defence

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

Sicilian defence

B44 Sub-variants:

Overview

Games on Database: 33447
Last Played: Apr 2021
Overall score:
33.6%34.1%32.3%
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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  25276
34.9 % 35 % 30.2 %
5. Nb5  4250
32 % 36.7 % 31.3 %
5. Be3  1244
28 % 24.8 % 47.2 %
5. Nxc6  946
23.6 % 29 % 47.5 %
5. c4  525
30.3 % 24.8 % 45 %
5. Be2  481
28.5 % 23.5 % 48 %
5. g3  235
33.2 % 28.9 % 37.9 %
5. a3  109
27.5 % 31.2 % 41.3 %
5. c3  101
29.7 % 15.8 % 54.5 %
5. Bc4  97
26.8 % 60.8 %
5. Nb3  84
29.8 % 59.5 %
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  9
33.3 % 44.4 % 22.2 %
5. Bd3  3
100 %
5. b3  2
50 % 50 %