B45: Sicilian, Taimanov variation

1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 e6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nc6 5. Nc3

Sicilian, Taimanov variation

B45 Sub-variants:

Overview

Games on Database: 29357
Last Played: Sep 2018
Overall score:
35.7%34.4%29.9%
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Played frequently by:

White  
Jonny Hector 78 games
Michael Adams 70 games
Alexei Shirov 66 games
Black  
Mark E Taimanov 181 games
Vlastimil Jansa 141 games
Pavel V Tregubov 133 games

Possible continuations:

5... Qc7  16141
34.1 % 35 % 30.8 %
5... a6  6392
36.6 % 35 % 28.4 %
5... d6  3342
35.7 % 34 % 30.3 %
5... Nf6  2715
38.5 % 33.2 % 28.3 %
5... Bb4  359
50.4 % 21.2 % 28.4 %
5... Bc5  175
50.3 % 21.7 % 28 %
5... Qb6  77
48.1 % 24.7 % 27.3 %
5... Be7  42
50 % 21.4 % 28.6 %
5... Nge7  37
43.2 % 29.7 % 27 %
5... Nxd4  25
60 % 20 % 20 %
5... g6  24
45.8 % 33.3 % 20.8 %
5... d5  11
63.6 % 18.2 % 18.2 %
5... e5  7
71.4 % 28.6 %
5... h6  2
50 % 50 %