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B56: Sicilian

1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3

Sicilian

B56 Sub-variants:

  • Sicilian
    1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3
  • Sicilian, Venice attack
    1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 e5 6. Bb5+
  • Sicilian
    1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 Nc6

Overview

Games on Database: 169839
Last Played: May 2024
Overall score:
37.6% 28.9% 33.5%

Played frequently by:

White  
Viswanathan Anand 242 games
Vlastimil Jansa 238 games
Oleg Korneev 231 games
Black  
Lubomir Ftacnik 297 games
Loek Van Wely 271 games
Boris Gelfand 260 games

Possible continuations:

5... a6  99336
36.9 % 29 % 34.1 %
5... g6  35787
41.7 % 25.9 % 32.4 %
5... Nc6  24702
34.5 % 32.3 % 33.2 %
5... e6  7992
37.7 % 29.8 % 32.5 %
5... Bd7  1002
32 % 31.9 % 36 %
5... e5  691
41.7 % 30.1 % 28.2 %
5... Nbd7  263
36.5 % 31.2 % 32.3 %
5... h6  27
37 % 29.6 % 33.3 %
5... a5  9
44.4 % 33.3 % 22.2 %
5... Qb6  6
33.3 % 33.3 % 33.3 %
5... b6  6
66.7 % 33.3 %
5... Qa5  5
60 % 20 % 20 %
5... Na6  5
40 % 40 % 20 %
5... Bg4  2
50 % 50 %
5... g5  2
100 %
5... Be6  2
50 % 50 %