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: 163261
Last Played: May 2022
Overall score:
37.7%28.7%33.6%
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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  94699
37 % 28.8 % 34.2 %
5... g6  35244
41.6 % 25.8 % 32.6 %
5... Nc6  23454
34.3 % 32.3 % 33.3 %
5... e6  7948
37.7 % 29.8 % 32.5 %
5... Bd7  927
32.1 % 32 % 35.8 %
5... e5  663
42.1 % 30 % 27.9 %
5... Nbd7  262
36.3 % 31.3 % 32.4 %
5... h6  26
34.6 % 30.8 % 34.6 %
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  4
25 % 50 % 25 %
5... Bg4  2
50 % 50 %
5... g5  2
100 %
5... Be6  2
50 % 50 %