B46: Sicilian, Taimanov variation

1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 e6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nc6 5. Nc3 a6

Sicilian, Taimanov variation

B46 Sub-variants:

Overview

Games on Database: 8068
Last Played: Apr 2022
Overall score:
37.1%34.1%28.9%
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Played frequently by:

White  
Dragoljub Velimirovic 24 games
Aleksander Sznapik 23 games
Vlastimil Jansa 22 games
Black  
Mark E Taimanov 157 games
Vlastimil Jansa 118 games
Sergei Rublevsky 84 games

Possible continuations:

6. Be2  2494
37 % 35.6 % 27.4 %
6. Be3  2155
37.4 % 30.8 % 31.7 %
6. Nxc6  1355
38.4 % 36.2 % 25.4 %
6. g3  1242
35.9 % 38.4 % 25.7 %
6. f4  218
39.4 % 33.9 % 26.6 %
6. a3  195
36.4 % 23.1 % 40.5 %
6. Bf4  141
44 % 27 % 29.1 %
6. Bc4  128
23.4 % 22.7 % 53.9 %
6. Nb3  55
38.2 % 29.1 % 32.7 %
6. a4  26
30.8 % 23.1 % 46.2 %
6. Nf3  16
31.3 % 25 % 43.8 %
6. Qd3  14
21.4 % 71.4 %
6. f3  14
42.9 % 14.3 % 42.9 %
6. g4  9
33.3 % 44.4 % 22.2 %
6. Bd3  2
100 %