B44: Sicilian defence

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

Sicilian defence

B44 Sub-variants:

Overview

Games on Database: 30504
Last Played: Jul 2017
Overall score:
33.5%34.1%32.4%
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Played frequently by:

White  
Michael Adams 61 games
Alexei Shirov 58 games
Oleg Korneev 55 games
Black  
Mark E Taimanov 232 games
Vlastimil Jansa 168 games
Pia Cramling 145 games

Possible continuations:

5. Nc3  22626
34.7 % 35.1 % 30.3 %
5. Nb5  4095
32.1 % 36.9 % 31 %
5. Be3  1230
28.2 % 24.9 % 46.9 %
5. Nxc6  895
24 % 28.8 % 47.2 %
5. c4  495
31.1 % 24.2 % 44.6 %
5. Be2  468
28.2 % 22.9 % 48.9 %
5. g3  215
33 % 29.3 % 37.7 %
5. a3  108
27.8 % 31.5 % 40.7 %
5. Bc4  97
26.8 % 60.8 %
5. c3  94
30.9 % 14.9 % 54.3 %
5. Nb3  84
29.8 % 59.5 %
5. Nf3  38
39.5 % 23.7 % 36.8 %
5. Bb5  23
21.7 % 65.2 %
5. f4  16
25 % 31.3 % 43.8 %
5. Bf4  8
37.5 % 37.5 % 25 %
5. Bd3  3
100 %
5. b3  2
50 % 50 %