C23: Bishop's opening, Philidor variation

1. e4 e5 2. Bc4 Bc5 3. c3

Bishop's opening, Philidor variation

C23 Sub-variants:

Overview

Games on Database: 73
Last Played: Apr 2007
Overall score:
46.6%23.3%30.1%
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Played frequently by:

White  
Howard Staunton 3 games
John Cochrane 3 games
Ernst Fleischer 2 games
Black  
Howard Staunton 3 games
Charles Henry Stanley 2 games
NN 2 games

Possible continuations:

3... Nf6  27
33.3 % 25.9 % 40.7 %
3... Nc6  24
41.7 % 29.2 % 29.2 %
3... Qe7  12
58.3 % 33.3 %
3... d6  6
83.3 % 16.7 %