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: 7976
Last Played: Apr 2021
Overall score:
37.2%34.1%28.8%
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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  2480
37.1 % 35.4 % 27.5 %
6. Be3  2137
37.6 % 30.8 % 31.5 %
6. Nxc6  1319
38.4 % 36.6 % 25 %
6. g3  1235
35.9 % 38.5 % 25.7 %
6. f4  215
39.1 % 34.4 % 26.5 %
6. a3  193
36.8 % 23.3 % 39.9 %
6. Bf4  134
44.8 % 26.1 % 29.1 %
6. Bc4  127
23.6 % 22 % 54.3 %
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. f3  14
42.9 % 14.3 % 42.9 %
6. Qd3  12
25 % 66.7 %
6. g4  7
28.6 % 42.9 % 28.6 %
6. Bd3  2
100 %