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: 155149
Last Played: Sep 2018
Overall score:
37.8%28.5%33.7%
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Played frequently by:

White  
Vlastimil Jansa 238 games
Viswanathan Anand 234 games
Oleg Korneev 227 games
Black  
Lubomir Ftacnik 289 games
Loek Van Wely 265 games
Boris Gelfand 260 games

Possible continuations:

5... a6  88689
37.2 % 28.5 % 34.3 %
5... g6  34566
41.6 % 25.7 % 32.7 %
5... Nc6  22268
34.2 % 32.3 % 33.4 %
5... e6  7838
37.6 % 29.8 % 32.6 %
5... Bd7  827
32.5 % 31.4 % 36 %
5... e5  644
42.4 % 29.7 % 28 %
5... Nbd7  257
36.2 % 31.5 % 32.3 %
5... h6  24
37.5 % 33.3 % 29.2 %
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  3
33.3 % 33.3 % 33.3 %
5... Bg4  2
50 % 50 %
5... g5  2
100 %
5... Be6  2
50 % 50 %