C40: King's knight opening

1. e4 e5 2. Nf3

King's knight opening

C40 Sub-variants:

Overview

Games on Database: 374252
Last Played: Jan 2023
Overall score:
39.9%32.1%28%
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Played frequently by:

White  
Viswanathan Anand 617 games
Sergey Karjakin 428 games
Alexei Shirov 416 games
Black  
Ivan Sokolov 487 games
Levon Aronian 483 games
Oleg M Romanishin 456 games

Possible continuations:

2... Nc6  312830
39.5 % 32 % 28.5 %
2... Nf6  40809
38.9 % 37.9 % 23.2 %
2... d6  16380
47.2 % 23.8 % 28.9 %
2... f5  1777
47.9 % 18 % 34 %
2... d5  1072
51.4 % 15.4 % 33.2 %
2... Qe7  557
42.5 % 23.3 % 34.1 %
2... Bc5  328
67.4 % 24.4 %
2... f6  155
79.4 % 15.5 %
2... Bd6  106
74.5 % 17 %
2... Qf6  85
68.2 % 24.7 %
2... Bb4  40
77.5 % 17.5 %
2... c6  28
67.9 % 21.4 %
2... g6  26
69.2 % 30.8 %
2... Be7  16
87.5 %
2... b6  8
50 % 37.5 %
2... a6  7
85.7 % 14.3 %
2... c5  5
100 %
2... Na6  4
100 %
2... Nh6  4
75 % 25 %
2... a5  3
66.7 % 33.3 %
2... Qh4  3
100 %
2... Ne7  3
33.3 % 33.3 % 33.3 %
2... h6  3
66.7 % 33.3 %
2... Qg5  2
100 %