B44: Sicilian defence

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

Sicilian defence

B44 Sub-variants:

Overview

Games on Database: 31153
Last Played: Jan 2018
Overall score:
33.5%34.1%32.4%
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Played frequently by:

White  
Alexei Shirov 64 games
Michael Adams 61 games
Oleg Korneev 56 games
Black  
Mark E Taimanov 232 games
Vlastimil Jansa 170 games
Pia Cramling 148 games

Possible continuations:

5. Nc3  23207
34.7 % 35 % 30.3 %
5. Nb5  4135
32.1 % 36.9 % 31 %
5. Be3  1232
28.2 % 24.8 % 47 %
5. Nxc6  907
23.9 % 28.9 % 47.2 %
5. c4  502
30.9 % 24.1 % 45 %
5. Be2  472
28.2 % 23.3 % 48.5 %
5. g3  215
33 % 29.3 % 37.7 %
5. a3  109
27.5 % 31.2 % 41.3 %
5. Bc4  97
26.8 % 60.8 %
5. c3  95
30.5 % 14.7 % 54.7 %
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  8
37.5 % 37.5 % 25 %
5. Bd3  3
100 %
5. b3  2
50 % 50 %